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Traffic Advisory for Thursday, July 18
07/18/2019
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Thursday, July 18:
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Nominations being Accepted for the Mayor’s Citizen Recognition Awards
07/16/2019
Nominations for the Mayor’s Citizen Recognition Awards are now open to the public.
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Celebrate Acadian Day at the Fair During Old Home Week
07/16/2019
The City of Charlottetown will host Acadian Day at the Fair during Old Home Week as part of the Congrès mondial acadien 2019 (CMA 2019 - World Acadian Congress) celebrations.
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Traffic Advisory for Sunday, July 14
07/14/2019
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Sunday, July 14:
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Online Payment System Temporarily Unavailable on July 14
07/14/2019
On Sunday, July 14, routine server maintenance is taking place involving upgrades to the City’s
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City Reminds Victoria Park Users of Permitted Use on the Cycling Lane
07/12/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department wants to remind residents and visitors of acceptable
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City Launches Drink Local Campaign
07/09/2019
The City of Charlottetown has launched a campaign to educate visitors and residents alike that Charlottetown’s
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Possible Closure on Victoria Park Boardwalk and Roadway Today
07/08/2019
There may be a partial, temporary closure of the Victoria Park Boardwalk today (Monday, July 8) as the start of the installation of the floating dock system will be taking place by East Coast Docks.
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Live Streaming of Monthly Council Meeting Now Available
07/05/2019
The public will now be able to watch the monthly council meetings via live video stream.
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Charlottetown Announces Natal Day Weekend Celebrations
07/04/2019
The City of Charlottetown will celebrate its 164th birthday with Natal Day events taking place August 1 to 4.
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Exciting Changes for Mayor’s Old Home Week Kick-off BBQ
07/04/2019
The City of Charlottetown is excited to announce a new partnership and location for the Mayor’s Old Home Week Kick-off BBQ 2019.
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Traffic Impacts on Canada Day
07/01/2019
Capital City Canada Day Celebrations begin at 12 p.m. on Monday, July 1 and end with fireworks that will be launched from the Victoria Park Boardwalk
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Canada Day Fireworks Postponed until July 2
07/01/2019
Due to the weather, the Canada Day fireworks scheduled for Victoria Park have been postponed until Tuesday, July 2.
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Celebrate Canada Day in the Capital City
06/30/2019
Maritime pop band, Port Cities, will headline the City of Charlottetown’s 2019 Capital City Canada Day celebrations taking place Monday, July 1 in Victoria Park.
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City Operated Ball Fields Closed
06/28/2019
The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department would like to inform user groups that all ball fields
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City Pools Open for the Season this Week
06/26/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department would like to inform residents that the recreational community pools
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City's Tourism Officer Takes Home Rising Star Award
06/24/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Tourism Officer Laurel Lea has been crowned the Meeting Professionals International (MPI) Atlantic Canada Chapter Rising Star.
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closure on Queen Street for June 23
06/23/2019
The DiverseCity Multicultural Festival is set to take place on Sunday, June 23 on Queen Street in downtown Charlottetown.
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Bike Week Events Cancelled on Saturday due to Weather
06/21/2019
Due to forecasted weather, the Bike Week events scheduled for Saturday, June 22 have been cancelled.
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Public Meeting Date Set to Discuss Short Term Rentals
06/18/2019
A public meeting will be held on Wednesday, June 19 to discuss short term rentals within the City of Charlottetown
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Friday June 21 is Bike to Work and School Day
06/18/2019
It’s Bike Week in the City of Charlottetown and Friday, June 21 is Bike to Work
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Mayor’s Challenge Includes Chance to Win a Bicycle
06/17/2019
It's Bike Week in Charlottetown, and the City and Hot 105.5 have partnered to present the Mayor's Bike Week Challenge.
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City Councillor Elected to National Board
06/17/2019
The Federation of Canadian Municipalities (FCM) has appointed a City of Charlottetown Councillor to its Board of Directors to represent the Province of Prince Edward Island.
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Mayor Issues Challenge for Bike to Work and School Day
06/13/2019
Mayor Philip Brown has issued a challenge to Charlottetown City Council to use their bicycles for transportation on Friday, June 21 for Bike to Work and School Day.
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Planning and Heritage Launches New Exhibit
06/13/2019
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to explore the role of the horse in Charlottetown’s history in the Planning and Heritage Department’s latest exhibit entitled, Picturing A City: The Horse of Course.
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Police Services to Host Bike Rodeo and Auction
06/13/2019
Don’t miss the Charlottetown Police Services Bike Rodeo for children aged 12 and under
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Charlottetown Leading Atlantic Canada in Growth
06/12/2019
The City of Charlottetown leads other Atlantic Canadian cities when it comes to growth, according to the Atlantic Provinces Economic Council (APEC). APEC’s June 2019 report explores major infrastructure projects in the region and scores them.
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City Partners with Eastlink Centre to Host Raptors Screening Event
06/12/2019
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with Eastlink Centre Charlottetown to host a live screening of game six of the NBA Finals
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City Awards Elementary Students with Artwork Featured in a Water Conservation Calendar
06/10/2019
During the monthly meeting of Council, Mayor Philip Brown presented twelve Charlottetown students with their artwork
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Deadline Approaching to Apply for Community and Advisory Boards
06/06/2019
The City of Charlottetown is currently seeking applications for vacancies on its various community and advisory boards.
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City Launches Transit Pilot to Improve Service in East Royalty
05/31/2019
The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with T3 Transit, has launched an expanded route to include unserviced areas of East Royalty
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Port Cities to Headline Charlottetown’s Capital City Canada Day Celebrations
05/31/2019
Maritime pop band, Port Cities, will headline the City of Charlottetown’s 2019 Capital City Canada Day celebrations taking place Monday, July 1
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Deadline Approaching to Complete Survey on Short Term Rentals
05/30/2019
The City of Charlottetown is inviting the public to complete a survey to provide feedback on short term rentals.
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Local Businesses Plant More Than 300 Trees to Give Back to the Community
05/30/2019
Local businesses and the City of Charlottetown planted approximately 300 trees today
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City Announces Activities Taking Place as Part of Bike Week
05/29/2019
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with several organizations and has declared June 15 – 22 to be Bike Week
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City Celebrates its Heritage with Doors Open Event
05/28/2019
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to take part in historic tours of City Hall and the Fire Department
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Seasonal Water Restrictions Begin June 1
05/28/2019
The City of Charlottetown's Water and Sewer Utility Department reminds the public that seasonal water
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Public Meeting Scheduled for Floating Dock System
05/24/2019
The City of Charlottetown will hold a public meeting on Monday, May 27
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Charlottetown Administrative Office Switching to Summer Hours
05/24/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Administrative Offices will switch to summer hours beginning
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Traffic Advisory: Lane Closure on Riverside Drive
05/22/2019
The public is advised that there will be a single lane closure on Thursday, May 23
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Standing Committees of Council Adjusted
05/17/2019
After a special meeting of Council, the City of Charlottetown’s standing committees have been adjusted slightly
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City Celebrates Arbor Day with Elementary Students
05/17/2019
The City of Charlottetown welcomed an enthusiastic group of elementary students to Victoria Park today (May 17) to celebrate Arbor Day.
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closure on Weymouth Street
05/16/2019
Please be advised that Weymouth Street, between Sydney Street and King Street will be closed for the day, Thursday, May 16th.
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Reminder: City Hosting Public Meetings to Collect Feedback for Transit Pilot
05/16/2019
The City of Charlottetown is looking to implement a six month pilot offering T3 Transit service
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Traffic Advisory: Closure on Riverside Drive
05/16/2019
The public is advised that there will be a double lane closure on Tuesday, May 16 from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.
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Call for Participants for Jumpstart Inclusive Playground Study
05/15/2019
The University of Toronto, in collaboration with the City of Charlottetown and Jumpstart Charities, are recruiting members of the public to participate
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Council Declares Civic Holiday in August
05/15/2019
During the May monthly meeting, Council declared its Natal Day as an annual City of Charlottetown Civic Holiday
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Traffic Advisory for Tuesday, May 14
05/14/2019
A traffic advisory has been issued with the following impacts expected for Tuesday, May 14
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Online Payments Now Available for Utility Bills and Parking Tickets
05/13/2019
The City of Charlottetown is pleased to announce that online payment capabilities
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2019 Community Sustainability Micro-Grant Recipients Announced
05/13/2019
There are ten newly funded community sustainability projects on the go in the Capital region, thanks to the City of Charlottetown’s Micro-Grants Program
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Reminder: Revised Time Slot for Council Meetings
05/10/2019
Beginning on Monday, May 13, monthly council meetings will be held at 5:00 p.m. year round.
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Information Session for East Royalty
05/09/2019
The City of Charlottetown will host an information session for the public regarding the East Royalty Sewer Trunkline Upgrade project.
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closure on Kent Street
05/08/2019
Please be advised that Kent Street, between Weymouth Street and Cumberland Street will be closed for the
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Traffic Advisory: Sidewalk Work in Downtown Core
05/08/2019
Please be advised sidewalk work has started in the downtown core. Traffic advisories have been issued for the following:
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closure on Hemlock Drive
05/08/2019
Please be advised that Hemlock Drive, between Wedgewood Avenue and Kensington Road will be closed
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ParticipACTION Community Better Challenge
05/08/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Parks and Recreation Department will host an active lunch in conjunction with
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Sign Up for Emergency Alert System
05/08/2019
It’s Emergency Preparedness Week and residents of Charlottetown are encouraged to take a few minutes
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City Hosting Public Meetings for Transit Pilot
05/07/2019
The City of Charlottetown is looking to implement a six month pilot offering T3 Transit service to
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Fence Replacement Along Victoria Park Roadway
05/07/2019
The City of Charlottetown would like to advise the public that the chain link fence in front of the pool and
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Traffic Advisory: Road Closure on Beasley Avenue
05/06/2019
Please be advised that Beasley Avenue, between St. Peters Road and First Street will be closed for the day
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REMINDER: Great Trail Clean Up Event
05/06/2019
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to join its Sustainability team for a community event to help clean up the Confederation Trail.
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REMINDER: Free Water School Begins
05/06/2019
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with the Town of Stratford to expand the popular Water School Program outside of the school curriculum.
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Emergency Preparedness Week
05/03/2019
The City of Charlottetown Fire Department encourages the public to use the free emergency plan templates
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Traffic Advisory: Lane Closure on Capital Drive
05/02/2019
Please be advised that the outside lane heading towards North River Road on
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Emergency Water Shut-Down
05/02/2019
This shut-down includes all businesses between Thompson Drive and North River Road for
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PSA: Charlottetown Police Services Bike Auction Cancelled
05/02/2019
The City of Charlottetown wishes to advise the public that the bike auction scheduled for
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City of Charlottetown Prize at Heritage Fair
05/02/2019
The City of Charlottetown Prize is awarded annually to a student who exhibits an outstanding project on an aspect of Charlottetown’s heritage.
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Traffic Advisory: Closure on Douglas Street
05/01/2019
Please be advised that Douglas Street, between Queen Street and University Avenue, will
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Revised Time Slot for Monthly Council Meetings
05/01/2019
Beginning on Monday, May 13, monthly council meetings will be held at 5 p.m. year round.
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Traffic Advisory: Closure on Massey Drive
04/30/2019
Please be advised that Massey Drive, between Katie Drive and Shelby Court,
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City Partners with WaterSense Program to Promote Water Efficiency
04/30/2019
The City of Charlottetown Water and Sewer Utility is partnering with the United States Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense program
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Charlottetown Police Services Host Spring Bike Auction
04/29/2019
The Charlottetown Police Services semi-annual Bike Auction is taking place on Saturday, May 4
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2019 East Coast Music Awards: Festival & Conference Kicks off in Charlottetown Next Week
04/26/2019
The region's largest celebration of music, the East Coast Music Awards: Festival and Conference, will return to Charlottetown next week, running May 1-5.
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Victoria Row to Open to Pedestrians on May 1
04/26/2019
The City of Charlottetown would like to inform the public that Victoria Row between Queen Street and Great George Street will open to pedestrians beginning Wednesday, May 1.
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Steps for Life Event Held in Support of Families Impacted by Workplace Tragedy
04/26/2019
The City of Charlottetown encourages the public to take part in the Steps for Life event, a 5-kilometre walk in support of families affected by life-altering workplace injuries, illnesses and deaths. The walk takes place on Saturday, May 4 at the Queen Charlotte Armouries
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Reminder: Free Event to Help Residents Build a Better Home Taking Place Next Week
04/26/2019
The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with efficiencyPEI, will host an event on Tuesday, April 30 with a panel of industry professionals discussing ways to build long term energy savings and climate protection into your home.
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Great Trail Clean Up Event on May 11
04/25/2019
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to join its Sustainability team for a community event to help clean up the Confederation Trail
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Victoria Park Cycling Lane to Open for the Season
04/25/2019
The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department is pleased to announce that the Victoria Park Cycling Lane will be open for the season on May 1
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Charlottetown Partners with Stratford to Offer Free Water School
04/23/2019
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with the Town of Stratford to expand the popular Water School Program outside of the school curriculum.
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Traffic Advisory: Closure on Queen Street
04/18/2019
The southbound lane of Queen Street between Grafton Street and Richmond Street (heading towards Water Street) will be closed to traffic for the day (Thursday, April 18) to allow the Water and Sewer Utility to repair a sprinkler line.
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City Operated Sports Fields Remain Closed
04/18/2019
The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department would like to notify all sporting groups and other individual users that all of the City Operated Sports Fields are not yet open for the season, due to wet field conditions.
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Deadline for City 2019 Micro-Grant Program Fast Approaching
04/18/2019
The deadline to submit an application to the City’s Environment and Sustainability Committee for the 2019 Micro-Grant Program is 4 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23.
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Charlottetown Announces $57.14 Million Balanced Budget
04/17/2019
The City of Charlottetown released its 2019-2020 budget on Wednesday, April 17. As a result of good managerial operational oversight
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City Hall Alternative Numbers
04/15/2019
The City of Charlottetown is currently experiencing technical difficulties with several phone lines in City Hall
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Charlottetown Council to Announce 2019/20 Budget on April 17
04/12/2019
Charlottetown City Council will hold a special public meeting on Wednesday, April 17
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Free Event to Help Residents Build a Better Home
04/11/2019
The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with efficiencyPEI, will host an event on Tuesday, April 30
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2019 Canadian Ringette Championships Bringing Elevated Prosperity to Charlottetown
04/11/2019
Charlottetown and Summerside are currently hosting the 2019 Canadian Ringette Championships, continuing through Saturday.
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Representatives Named for Community and Advisory Boards
04/09/2019
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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City to Begin Spring Hydrant Flushing Program
04/08/2019
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 on April 15
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Public Notified of Changes to Timing on Traffic Lights
04/08/2019
The City of Charlottetown will be carrying out a traffic light operations pilot project on main commuter streets
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Free Event to Help Homeowners Save Money, Improve Energy Efficiency
04/04/2019
The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with efficiencyPEI, will host an event on Wednesday, April 17
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City Launches Education Campaign to Combat Invasive Species
03/29/2019
The City of Charlottetown has launched an educational campaign to combat invasive species and encourage the public to focus on native plants when gardening.
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2019 Spring and Summer Program Brochure Now Available
03/29/2019
The City of Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department has released its 2019 Spring and Summer Program Brochure.
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City Launches Heritage Display Featuring Eclectic Artifacts
03/28/2019
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to explore the City’s weird, wonderful and historical pieces in the Planning and Heritage
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Transit Pilot Project Encourages Students to Use Public Bus System
03/28/2019
Students from Colonel Gray High School will soon be among the regulars on T3 Transit buses in Charlottetown. Students from the school are working with the City of Charlottetown and T3 Transit on a pilot project.
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Charlottetown Takes Action on Community Energy Plan
03/26/2019
Charlottetown has officially joined the ranks of other trailblazing cities in Canada by taking steps to become 100 per cent renewable energy powered and carbon neutral, and is now the fifth Canadian city to develop a plan with a renewable energy goal.
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