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City Celebrates the Holiday Season in New Exhibit
12/17/2018
The City of Charlottetown is celebrating the holiday season with an historic exhibit in its windows at
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Congratulations to the Winners in the Wintertide Holiday Home Decorating Contest
12/14/2018
Thank you to all the residents that participated or nominated properties for the Wintertide Holiday Home
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City Seeks Volunteers for 55+ Games
12/13/2018
The City of Charlottetown will be hosting the 55+ Winter Games from February 18 – 23, 2019
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Council Supports Halifax Bid to Secure CFL Franchise
12/12/2018
Charlottetown City Council is drafting a letter to support efforts to secure a Canadian Football League franchise
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Traffic Advisories for Tuesday, December 11
12/11/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Tuesday, December 11
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Traffic Advisory for Monday, December 10
12/10/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Monday, December 10:
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Traffic Advisory for December 7
12/07/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Friday, December 7
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Traffic Advisory for Thursday, December 6
12/06/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Thursday, December 6
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Mayor and Council Sworn in for 2018-2022 Term
12/06/2018
The City of Charlottetown’s new Mayor and 10 Councillors were sworn in on Thursday, December 6
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Traffic Advisories for Wednesday, December 5
12/05/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Wednesday, December 5
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Traffic Advisory for Tuesday, December 4
12/04/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Tuesday, December 4
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Reminder: Annual Jingle Bell Walk to Take Place This Friday
12/04/2018
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department will host the 23rd annual Jingle Bell Walk
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Deadline for Holiday Home Decorating Contest Today at Noon
12/03/2018
The deadline is fast approaching for the City of Charlottetown’s Wintertide Holiday Home Decorating Contest.
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City and Island Storm Partner on New Year’s Eve Event
12/03/2018
The Island Storm is pleased to once again partner with the City of Charlottetown to host a free Family Tailgate Party in advance
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Charlottetown Warming Centres to Close at Noon
11/30/2018
The City of Charlottetown’s warming shelters at West Royalty Community Centre and the Hillsborough Park Community Centre will close at 12 p.m.
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Traffic Advisory for Thursday, November 29
11/29/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Thursday, November 29
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Charlottetown Opens Warming Centres for Residents Without Power
11/29/2018
The City of Charlottetown will open two warming centres for residents without power.
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Phone Lines Opened at City Hall for Residents with Questions/Concerns
11/29/2018
The City of Charlottetown has opened its phone line for any residents with concerns or questions.
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UPDATED: Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, November 28
11/28/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Wednesday, November 28
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Forest City Mayor to Visit Charlottetown as Part of Twinning
11/28/2018
The City of Charlottetown is pleased to welcome Mayor Steve Holland and his wife, Sherri, from Forest City, North Carolina.
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Progress Update on the Parkdale Water Infrastructure Rehabilitation Project
11/28/2018
Approximately 50 of the 124 Charlottetown Water and Sewer Utility customers within the Parkdale Water Infrastructure Rehabilitation project have been removed from temporary water lines and reconnected to the rehabilitated watermain.
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Traffic Advisories for Tuesday, November 27
11/27/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Tuesday, November 27
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Wintertide Holiday Home Decorating Contest
11/27/2018
All City of Charlottetown residents are invited to participate in the holiday season
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Free Tickets Still Available for Friday’s Concert
11/27/2018
The City of Charlottetown has a limited number of free tickets still available for the John Gracie concert
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Traffic Advisory: Watermain Break on University Avenue and Pond Street
11/27/2018
The Water and Sewer Utility Department is advising motorists of a watermain break in the area of University Avenue and Pond Street.
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Painting of Longest Serving Mayor Hung in Council Chambers
11/26/2018
November 13 marked Mayor Clifford Lee’s final council meeting, during which Deputy Mayor Mike Duffy
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Traffic Advisory for Friday, November 23
11/23/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Friday, November 23:
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Traffic Advisory: Victorian Christmas Weekend, Wintertide Tree Lighting and Christmas Parade
11/23/2018
The Victorian Christmas Weekend presented by Confederation Court Mall is taking place from Friday, November 23
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Final Preparations Underway for Annual Charlottetown Christmas Parade
11/22/2018
Final preparations are underway for the 20th annual Charlottetown Christmas Parade,
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Traffic Advisory for Thursday, November 22
11/22/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Thursday, November 22
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REMINDER: Wintertide Holiday Festival Tree Lighting on Friday, November 23
11/22/2018
The City of Charlottetown’s Wintertide Holiday Festival kicks off this week with the annual Wintertide Holiday Festival Tree Lighting tomorrow (Friday, November 23)
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Wintertide Holiday Festival Calendar of Events Now Available
11/22/2018
The 2018-19 edition of the Wintertide Holiday Festival Calendar of Events is now available to the public.
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REMINDER: Neighbourhood Meeting for Parkdale Area Tonight
11/21/2018
A neighbourhood meeting is being held for residents in the Parkdale area who are impacted by the Charlottetown Infrastructure Renewal Program – Water Rehabilitation Project.
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The Capital City’s Annual Christmas Parade is on November 24
11/21/2018
The City of Charlottetown's 20th annual Christmas Parade will take place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 24, in conjunction with Victorian Christmas Weekend. The parade is a fun-filled evening event with festive lights and music.
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Traffic Advisory for Tuesday, November 20
11/20/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Tuesday, November 20:
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Annual Jingle Bell Walk to Take Place on December 7
11/20/2018
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department will host the 23rd annual Jingle Bell Walk
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Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, November 21
11/20/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Wednesday, November 21
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Victorian Christmas Weekend and Wintertide Tree Lighting Traffic Advisory and Details
11/19/2018
The Victorian Christmas Weekend presented by Confederation Court Mall will take place from Friday, November 23 until Sunday, November 25.
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Neighbourhood Meeting Being Held for Residents of Parkdale Area
11/19/2018
A neighbourhood meeting is being held for residents in the Parkdale area who are impacted by the Charlottetown Infrastructure Renewal Program – Water Rehabilitation Project.
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Traffic Advisories for Friday, November 16
11/16/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Friday, November 16
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Free Tickets for Annual Christmas Concerts Available November 17
11/16/2018
The public is reminded that the City of Charlottetown will be presenting two Christmas concerts as part of the Wintertide
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Early Closure and Snow Alert Notice
11/16/2018
The City of Charlottetown’s administrative offices will close at 3 p.m. today (Friday, November 16) due to the impending weather conditions
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Traffic Advisories for Thursday, November 15
11/15/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Thursday, November 15
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Wintertide Holiday Festival Tree Lighting to Take Place November 23
11/15/2018
The City of Charlottetown’s Wintertide Holiday Festival kicks off next week with the annual Wintertide Holiday Festival Tree Lighting on Friday, November 23
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Temporary Water Shutoff on Euston and Prince Streets
11/15/2018
The City of Charlottetown Water and Sewer Utility is in the process of shutting down water service in the following areas
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UPDATED: Traffic Advisories for Wednesday, November 14
11/14/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Wednesday, November 14
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Deadline for Christmas Parade Applications on November 16
11/13/2018
The deadline is fast approaching for entries into the City of Charlottetown’s 20th annual Christmas Parade.
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Overnight Parking Restrictions in Place Beginning November 15
11/13/2018
The City of Charlottetown is reminding the public that the overnight parking restrictions will be in effect this week. As listed in the City of Charlottetown Traffic Bylaw, no person shall park or leave any vehicle on the traveled portion of any street or square between the hours of 11 p.m. and 6 a.m. from the 15th day of November to the 15th day of April each year.
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City Encourages Participation in GivingTuesday
11/13/2018
The City of Charlottetown is participating in GivingTuesday by providing an additional drop off location for items needed for The Upper Room Hospitality Ministry food bank
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Free Tickets for Annual Christmas Concerts Available November 17
11/13/2018
The City of Charlottetown is pleased to once again be presenting two Christmas concerts as part of the Wintertide Holiday Festival
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Traffic Advisory for November 10 to 13
11/10/2018
Traffic Advisory for Saturday, November 10 through to Tuesday, November 13
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Traffic Advisories for Friday, November 9
11/09/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Friday, November 9
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City Honours its Veterans in Historic Photo Exhibit
11/09/2018
To honour the sacrifice and service of those that fought for our freedom, the City of Charlottetown
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Review of Draft Community Energy Plan Taking Place Next Week
11/09/2018
The City of Charlottetown reminds the public of the open house and draft review of the Community Energy Plan
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UPDATED: Traffic Advisory for Thursday, November 8
11/08/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Thursday, November 8:
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Traffic Advisory for Remembrance Day Service
11/08/2018
Motorists are advised that there will be traffic impacts to allow for the Charlottetown Branch of
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UPDATED: Traffic Advisories for Wednesday, November 7
11/07/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Wednesday, November 7
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Traffic Advisories for Tuesday, November 6
11/06/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Tuesday, November 6
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Applications Being Accepted for the Charlottetown Christmas Parade
11/06/2018
The City of Charlottetown is accepting applications for the 20th annual Charlottetown Christmas Parade, which will take place at 5 p.m. on Saturday, November 24.
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Traffic Advisories for Monday, November 5
11/05/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Monday, November 5
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Clifford Lee Endowment Fund Event Raises $30,000
11/05/2018
The Toast and Roast to Mayor Clifford Lee held at the Delta Prince Edward on Saturday, November 3 has generated approximately $30,000
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Traffic Advisories for Friday November 2
11/02/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Friday, November 2
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Joint Bid Submitted for 2020 World Under 17 Hockey Challenge
11/02/2018
Charlottetown and Summerside have submitted a joint bid to Hockey Canada for the 2020 World Under 17 Hockey Challenge.
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Traffic Advisories for Thursday, November 1
11/01/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Thursday, November 1
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Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, October 31
10/31/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Wednesday, October 31
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Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries
10/31/2018
The City of Charlottetown Fire Department reminds the public that Daylight Savings Time ends on Sunday
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REMINDER: Info Session for George Trainor Holiday Classic Hockey Tournament
10/31/2018
For anyone interested in learning more about the tournament and volunteer roles available, an information session will be held on Thursday, November 1 at 7 p.m. in the Parkdale Room at City Hall (199 Queen Street).
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Traffic Advisories for Tuesday, October 30
10/30/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Tuesday, October 30
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Public Invited to Review Draft Community Energy Plan
10/30/2018
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to an open house and draft review of the Community Energy Plan
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Have a Safe and Happy Halloween
10/30/2018
The City of Charlottetown and Charlottetown Police Services are reminding motorists to be extra vigilant when travelling tomorrow
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Time to Put Rain Barrels Away for the Winter
10/30/2018
The City of Charlottetown’s Water and Utility Department wishes to remind residents that plastic rain barrels need to be stored properly for the winter
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Traffic Advisories for Monday, October 29
10/29/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Monday, October 29
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Victoria Row Opens to Traffic for the Season
10/29/2018
The Charlottetown Public Works Department would like to inform the public that Victoria Row
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City Partners with Local School to Plant Trees in Miltonvale
10/29/2018
The City of Charlottetown and more than 70 students from Queen Charlotte Junior High School
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Traffic Advisory for Saturday, October 27
10/27/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Saturday, October 27
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Volunteers Needed for George Trainor Holiday Classic Hockey Tournament
10/26/2018
The 14th anniversary of the George Trainor Holiday Classic hockey tournament
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Traffic advisories for Thursday, October 25
10/25/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Thursday, October 25
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Victoria Park Bike Lane to Close October 31, 2018
10/25/2018
The City of Charlottetown is advising the travelling public that the cycling lane in Victoria Park
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Traffic Advisory for Friday, October 26
10/25/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Friday, October 26:
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Traffic Advisories for Wednesday, October 24
10/24/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Wednesday, October 24
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Traffic Advisories for Tuesday, October 23
10/23/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Tuesday, October 23
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Charlottetown Expected to Adopt 2015 National Building Code by November 1
10/23/2018
The City of Charlottetown anticipates transitioning from the 2010 National Building Code of Canada to the 2015 National Building Code
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Last Week to Pick-up Application to be Volunteer Firefighter
10/22/2018
This is the final week to pick-up an application for the City of Charlottetown Fire Department volunteer recruitment campaign
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Traffic Advisories for Monday, October 22
10/22/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Monday, October 22
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Newcomer Orientation Session Being Held Next Week
10/22/2018
The City of Charlottetown’s first fall Newcomer Orientation Session will be held next week
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Traffic Advisory for Friday, October 19
10/19/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Friday, October 19
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Charlottetown to Host Canadian Urban Forest Conference
10/19/2018
The City of Charlottetown has been chosen to host the prestigious Canadian Urban Forest Conference in 2020
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Traffic Advisory for Thursday, October 18
10/18/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Thursday, October 18
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Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, October 17
10/17/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Wednesday, October 17
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Reminder: City Hosting Free Halloween Events This Week
10/17/2018
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department would like to remind the public of the exciting Halloween
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Free Tree Debris Pick-up Next Week
10/17/2018
The City of Charlottetown is offering free tree debris pick-up from October 22 - 26
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City and Partners Invite Public to Create a Community Foraging Wall
10/17/2018
The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with Tree Canada and U-Haul, invites the public to participate in
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Traffic Advisories for Tuesday, October 16
10/16/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Tuesday, October 16
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New Exhibit Explores the Evolution of the City’s Municipal Government
10/16/2018
The City of Charlottetown Planning and Heritage Department has created an exhibit exploring the history
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UPDATED: Traffic Advisory for Monday, October 15
10/15/2018
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Monday, October 15:
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Inclusion Awards Presented at City Hall
10/15/2018
The 2018 Inclusion Awards were presented on October 14 to honour individuals
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REMINDER: Marshfield Meeting – Oct. 16
10/15/2018
The City of Charlottetown committed to hosting a meeting with residents of Marshfield
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Traffic Advisory: PEI Marathon Race Day Oct. 14
10/14/2018
The 15th annual Prince Edward Island Marathon Weekend takes place Friday, October 12 to Sunday, October 14
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