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Check out the latest news and notices from the City of Charlottetown below.

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Traffic Advisory for Friday, January 22
01/21/2021
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following traffic flow impacts expected for Friday, January 22:
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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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Traffic Advisory for Wednesday, January 13
01/12/2021
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following traffic flow impacts expected for Wednesday, January 13:
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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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Snow Alert On: De-icing/Snow Clearing Notice
01/10/2021
The City of Charlottetown's Public Works Department expects to be de-icing and/or clearing and hauling snow tonight.
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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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