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Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, April 14
04/13/2021
Please be advised that Fitzroy Street, between Pownal Street & Rochford Street is open today (Thursday, April 8).
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City to Hold Public Consultation on West Royalty Area Traffic Master Plan
04/13/2021
The City of Charlottetown Public Works Department wishes to invite the public to a public consultation for the City to receive feedback on the Transportation Master Plan for the West Royalty Commercial Area
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City Releases 2020 Community Sustainability Annual Report
04/12/2021
The City of Charlottetown would like to announce the release of the 2020 Community Sustainability Annual Report.
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City of Charlottetown Partners with The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum and Veterans Affairs Canada for Pop-up Exhibit
04/09/2021
On the anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge, the City of Charlottetown has partnered with The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum and Veterans Affairs Canada to launch a pop-up exhibit that explores the history of the iconic battle that many consider to be a turning point in Canada’s history. The display is located on the first floor of the Confederation Court Mall.
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Flags Lowered to Half-Mast in Honour of the Passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip
04/09/2021
The flags at City Hall, Charlottetown Police Services Headquarters, Charlottetown Fire Stations 1 and 2, and Community Centres in West Royalty, East Royalty and Hillsborough Park, have all been lowered to half-mast to mourn the passing of His Royal Highness Prince Philip. Flags will remain at half-mast for 8 days.
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Representatives Named for Community and Advisory Boards
04/08/2021
Charlottetown City Council has passed a resolution to name the representatives that will serve on the Community and Advisory Boards for the next two-year term.
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2021 Micro-Grant Program Applications Now Being Accepted
04/01/2021
The City of Charlottetown’s Environment and Sustainability Committee is now accepting applications for the 2021 Community Sustainability Micro-Grant Program.
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2021 Spring and Summer Program Brochure Now Available
04/01/2021
The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department has released its 2021 Spring and Summer Program Brochure.
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City to Begin Spring Hydrant Flushing Program
03/30/2021
The City of Charlottetown’s Water and Sewer Utility wishes to advise the public that its spring maintenance check and bi-annual Hydrant Flushing Program is expected to begin in early April and take place over a four- to six-week period.
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Victoria Park Active Transportation Pathway (Cycling Lane) to Open Thursday
03/29/2021
The Victoria Park Cycling Lane will be open for the season beginning at 12 p.m. (noon) on Thursday, April 1 as an active transportation pathway.
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Snow Alert On: De-icing/Snow Clearing Notice
03/28/2021
The City of Charlottetown's Public Works Department expects to be de-icing and/or clearing and hauling snow tonight.
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Charlottetown Announces $61 Million Balanced Budget
03/26/2021
The City of Charlottetown released its 2021-2022 balanced budget on Friday, March 26. The City Corporation’s operational budget is $61 million, and the Water and Sewer Utility operational budget is $13.5 million.
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Community Garden and Vegetable Planter Applications Now Open to the Public
03/23/2021
Applications are now available on the City of Charlottetown website for the public to express interest in two City initiatives to grow food on municipal lands.
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Charlottetown Council to Announce 2021-2022 Budget on March 26
03/23/2021
Charlottetown City Council will hold a special public meeting on Friday, March 26 at 12 p.m. (noon) to present the budget address and proposed budget for the 2021-2022 fiscal year.
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City of Charlottetown Celebrates World Water Day
03/22/2021
Charlottetown City Hall will be lit blue for World Water Day on Monday, March 22, 2021. The City is pleased to join landmarks across the country, including Vancouver City Hall, Calgary Tower, and the CN Tower in recognition of the Global Water Crisis.
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Deadline Approaching to Apply for Community and Advisory Boards
03/16/2021
A reminder that the City of Charlottetown is currently seeking applications for vacancies on its Youth Engagement Committee and Affordable Housing Advisory Committee.
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City to Conduct Citizen Satisfaction Survey
03/12/2021
Charlottetown City Council will commission MDB Insight to conduct the first ever
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Spring Ahead This Weekend – Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries
03/10/2021
The Charlottetown Fire Department hopes the public will make the most of the extended hours of daylight this weekend as clocks “spring ahead” by one hour for the start of Daylight Savings Time on Sunday, March 14.
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City Passes 2021-22 Capital Budget
03/10/2021
Charlottetown City Council has passed the 2021-2022 Capital Budget, with a total consolidated amount of $80.1 million, an increased investment of $33 million from the previous fiscal year.
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City Introduces Kiosk for Paying Tickets
03/09/2021
The City of Charlottetown has installed a new, secure kiosk for paying parking tickets in an effort to reduce the need for in-person payments.
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Charlottetown Food Council Launches Local Food Asset Map
03/04/2021
The Charlottetown Food Council has launched the City’s first Food Asset Map, an interactive tool in the form of a virtual map that identifies resources within the food system, such as retailers of local food, emergency food providers, and community gardens.
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Municipal Services Circuit-Breaker Measures Update
03/04/2021
Following the Provincial announcement about implementing COVID-19 Circuit Breaker measures, the City of Charlottetown is adjusting its protocols to make accessing municipal services and information easier.
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Call for Applications for Advisory Boards
03/02/2021
The City of Charlottetown is currently seeking applications for vacancies on its Youth Engagement Committee and Affordable Housing Advisory Committee.
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City Restricting Public Access to Municipal Facilities
02/28/2021
Following the Provincial declaration of the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker measures, the City of Charlottetown is taking further steps to help reduce the spread of COVID-19
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City Requests Feedback on West Royalty Commercial Area Traffic Master Plan
02/26/2021
The City of Charlottetown Public Works Department invites the public to share their feedback on the draft of the Transportation Master Plan for the West Royalty Commercial Area.
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Joint News Release: Wastewater Delivery System Nearing Completion
02/24/2021
The Town of Stratford Wastewater Delivery System is almost complete. The Town’s wastewater is now flowing to the Charlottetown Pollution Control Plant and, once adequate time is elapsed to ensure there are no issues, the final decommissioning of the existing lagoons will begin this spring.
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Charlottetown Celebrates Heritage Day
02/23/2021
The City of Charlottetown held a private awards ceremony today, February 23, 2021, in celebration of Heritage Day (Tuesday, February 16) to honour individuals who have worked diligently to preserve and celebrate the city’s heritage.
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City to Begin Preliminary Work on Replacing Simmons Sports Centre
02/23/2021
The Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the preliminary steps to replace the Simmons Sports Centre have begun.
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Mayor Releases Annual Report with Highlights from 2020
02/22/2021
The City of Charlottetown is pleased to release the 2020 Annual Report, which highlights projects, events, new initiatives, and operational updates from the City Corporation.
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Traffic Advisory for Friday, February 19
02/18/2021
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following traffic flow impacts expected for Friday, February 19:
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New Battery Recycling Kiosk Announced
02/18/2021
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with Call2Recycle Inc. to establish a new battery recycling kiosk in celebration of National Battery Recycling Day (February 18).
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Storm Closure for City of Charlottetown Offices
02/16/2021
Due to current weather conditions, Charlottetown City Hall and its administrative offices will be closing today at 11:30 am.
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City Joins Collaboration for Sustainable Procurement
02/10/2021
The City of Charlottetown has taken an important step towards procuring goods and services more sustainably by joining the Canadian Collaboration for Sustainable Procurement (CCSP).
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All Outdoor Rinks in Charlottetown Ready for Use
01/29/2021
The City of Charlottetown is pleased to announce that all twelve outdoor rinks in the City of Charlottetown are now open to the public.
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Outdoor Rink in Charlottetown Ready for Use
01/19/2021
The City is pleased to announce that the first of twelve outdoor rinks is opening today (January 19) at 12 noon for public use, which will be the Gordie Griffin Multi-Sport Facility located at Hillsborough Park Community Centre – 199 Patterson Drive.
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Public Consultation Process to Resume with Limited Capacity
01/18/2021
The City of Charlottetown is pleased to announce that its public consultation process for Planning and Heritage applications will resume with a limited in-person component.
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Bring Winter to Life with the City of Charlottetown’s Winter Lights Activities
01/18/2021
The City of Charlottetown invites you to celebrate the spirit of the winter season by participating in the Winter Lights Photo Challenge and the Winter Wonderland Home Decorating Contest for a chance to win exciting local prizes.
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Pre-Budget Consultation Process Now Open
01/11/2021
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to share ideas and suggestions for the municipality’s Capital and Operational budgets for the upcoming 2021-22 fiscal period.
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New Legislation to Help Municipalities Combat Climate Change
01/08/2021
It may soon be easier for homeowners and business owners in the municipalities of Stratford and Charlottetown to access financing for energy efficiency retrofits
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PSA: 2021 Winter Program Registration Now Open
01/04/2021
Registration is open for the City of Charlottetown Parks & Recreation department’s 2021 winter programs.
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City to Bring Light to Winter’s Darkness
01/04/2021
To bring light to the darkness of winter during these challenging times, the City of Charlottetown, in conjunction with downtown partners, will be transitioning Holiday lights
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Municipal Services Update as Circuit-Breaker Restrictions Eased
12/21/2020
Following the Provincial announcement easing the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker measures, the City of Charlottetown is adjusting its protocols to make accessing municipal services and information easier.
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City of Charlottetown Partners with The PEI Regiment Museum for Pop-up Exhibit
12/21/2020
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with The Prince Edward Island Regiment Museum to create a pop-up historic exhibit entitled Happy Holidays
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COVID Restriction Changes in City-Owned Arenas
12/18/2020
The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce the reopening of the Simmons Sports Centre and Cody Banks Arena, effective today (Friday, December 18).
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Congratulations to the Winners of the Wintertide Holiday Festival Home Decorating Contest
12/17/2020
Thank you to all the residents who participated in the Wintertide Holiday Festival Home Decorating Contest. Judging took place this week and the properties were scored on creativity
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City of Charlottetown Receives WCCD ISO 37120 Platinum Certification in Ceremony
12/14/2020
The City of Charlottetown is pleased to announce that the City has received World Council on City Data (WCCD) ISO 37120 Platinum Certification.
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City to Develop Natural Assets Inventory
12/11/2020
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with the Municipal Natural Assets Initiative (MNAI) to develop its own natural asset inventory.
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Mayor and Council Holiday Skates Cancelled
12/10/2020
Due to the Provincial declaration of the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker measures in effect from December 7 to 21, 2020, the following Mayor and Council Holiday Skates have been cancelled
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Traffic Advisory for December 10
12/09/2020
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following traffic flow impacts expected for Thursday, December 10:
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City Closes Arenas and Cancels Programming Following Provincial Announcement
12/07/2020
Following the recent announcement by the Government of Prince Edward Island (CPHO) the City of Charlottetown has canceled all City operated
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PSA: City Restricting Public Access to Municipal Facilities
12/07/2020
Following the Provincial declaration of the COVID-19 Circuit Breaker measures, the City of Charlottetown is taking further steps to help reduce the spread of COVID-19
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PSA: Tonight’s Santa Tour Postponed
12/05/2020
Due to this evening’s forecasted rain, tonight’s Santa Tour through Sherwood-Parkdale and the City Centre
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Update on Private Road Near Charlottetown Mall
12/04/2020
The City of Charlottetown Public Works Department would like to advise the public that negotiations are underway regarding the section of private road
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PSA: Deadline Approaching for Wintertide Holiday Festival Home Decorating Contest
12/02/2020
The deadline is fast approaching for the City of Charlottetown’s Wintertide Holiday Home Decorating Contest
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PSA: Tonight’s Santa Tour Postponed - December 2
12/02/2020
Due to this evening’s forecasted rain, tonight’s Santa Tour through the City Centre has been postponed to Sunday, December 6.
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PSA: Tonight’s Santa Tour Postponed
12/01/2020
Due to this evening’s forecasted rain and high winds, tonight’s Santa Tour through Sherwood-Parkdale and City Centre
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Mayor and Council Holiday Skates
11/25/2020
Join the City of Charlottetown Mayor and members of Council on the ice this December for one of four, fun holiday skates – COVID style!
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Wintertide Holiday Festival Home Decorating Contest Announced
11/24/2020
All City of Charlottetown residents are invited to participate in the holiday season and share in its magical spirit
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Annual Jingle Bell Walk to Take Place on December 4
11/24/2020
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department will host the 25th annual Jingle Bell Walk on Friday, December 4.
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Details Announced for Upcoming Santa Tours
11/23/2020
Holiday magic will spread throughout all seven neighbourhoods across the capital City from November 30 to December 4
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Wintertide Holiday Festival Calendar of Events Available Friday
11/19/2020
The 2020-21 edition of the Wintertide Holiday Festival Calendar of Events will be released on Friday, November 20.
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Winter Parking Restriction Season Arrives
11/12/2020
The City of Charlottetown reminds the public that the season of winter parking restrictions has arrived. The Traffic Bylaw states that parking restrictions are in place from November 15 to April 15 annually.
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Charlottetown Honours Veterans at Awards Ceremony
11/10/2020
The City of Charlottetown honoured five people for their military service during the 2020 Veterans Recognition Awards ceremony on Tuesday, November 10 at Charlottetown City Hall.
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Charlottetown Tree Inventory Available to the Public
11/09/2020
Detailed information about some of the trees in Charlottetown is now available to the public online through the City of Charlottetown’s Street Tree and Park Tree Inventory.
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Charlottetown Food Council Working to Develop a Local Food Asset Map
11/06/2020
The Charlottetown Food Council is hosting a series of community conversations throughout November and December to engage
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City of Charlottetown Partners with The PEI Regiment Museum for Pop-up Exhibit
11/04/2020
To honour the sacrifice and service of those that fought and continue to fight for our freedom,
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City Operated Sports Fields Closed for the Season
11/02/2020
The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department would like to notify all sporting groups and other individual users
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