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Traffic Advisory: Possible Delays for Monday, March 25
03/25/2019
The public is advised that soil testing will be taking place at the intersection of Brackley Point Road, Belvedere Avenue
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Traffic Advisory: Closure on Grafton and Great George Streets on Saturday, March 23
03/23/2019
As a show of support for the victims of the shootings in New Zealand, the PEI Muslim Society is hosting a vigil
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Message of Condolence to the Town of Truro
03/21/2019
The City of Charlottetown wishes to express its deepest condolences to Truro Fire Services on the recent loss of one of their firefighters
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Registration Now Open for Spring Recreation Programs
03/21/2019
The City of Charlottetown's Parks and Recreation Department now has a number of spring programs open for registration.
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City Councillor Attends National FCM Meeting
03/20/2019
Councillor Mitchell Tweel was joined by municipal leaders from across the country in Penticton, B.C.
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Sport Tourism Industry recognizes best of 2018 with CSTA’s PRESTIGE Awards
03/20/2019
The outstanding events, people, and organizations from Canada's vibrant sport tourism industry in Canada were honoured at the 13th annual Canadian Sport Tourism Alliance
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City Partners to Host Free Movie Screening on World Water Day
03/19/2019
The City of Charlottetown, in partnership with The Council of Canadians – PEI Chapter
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Charlottetown SCORES Big Again
03/19/2019
Charlottetown maintained the number one ranking in Canada for hosting sport events in the GSI Canada Index
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City Announces 2019 Micro-Grant Program
03/18/2019
The City of Charlottetown's Environment and Sustainability Committee is now accepting applications for the 2019 Micro-Grant Program
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Outdoor Rinks Closed for the Season
03/15/2019
With the recent warmer weather and future forecast, the City of Charlottetown would like to advise the public
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Charlottetown Police “Rescue” Former Fire Rescue Truck
03/13/2019
As the old adage says, “If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it.” But what if something could be redesigned and repurposed? This is exactly what Charlottetown Police Services thought when they heard the Charlottetown Fire Department was preparing to decommission an aging Fire rescue vehicle.
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Charlottetown to add Acadian Celebration to Old Home Week
03/12/2019
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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Call for Applications for Community and Advisory Boards
03/08/2019
The City of Charlottetown is currently seeking applications for vacancies on its various community and advisory boards.
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2020 World Under 17 Hockey Challenge
03/07/2019
The World Under-17 Hockey Challenge - an international showcase of the best young hockey talent in the world
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Traffic Advisory: Closures on North River Road and Nassau Street
03/07/2019
The Water and Sewer Utility Department is advising motorists that North River Road, between Riverview Drive and Hope Drive, will be closed for the remainder of the day today (Thursday, March 7). Nassau Street is also closed, between Rosemount Drive and North River Road.
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City Passes 2019-20 Capital Budget Unanimously
03/07/2019
Charlottetown City Council has adopted the 2019-2020 Capital Budget in the amount of $14.5 million, marking a significant investment in the city’s economy.
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Change Your Clocks, Change Your Batteries
03/06/2019
The Charlottetown Fire Department would like to remind the public that on Sunday
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Watermain Break at Intersection of Nassau Street and North River Road
03/06/2019
The Water and Sewer Utility Department is advising motorists of a watermain break at the intersection of Nassau Street
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New Tri-Municipal Website Aimed at Water Conservation
03/05/2019
The City of Charlottetown, Town of Stratford and Town of Cornwall, recently launched a new tri-municipal website
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Sport Tourism Remains Strong in Charlottetown
03/05/2019
2019 is set to be another banner year for sport tourism in Charlottetown
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Charlottetown Participating in Resilient Communities Project
03/05/2019
The City of Charlottetown, along with five other municipalities across Canada, is participating in a project focused on helping municipalities adapt to the impacts of climate change and extreme weather events and plan for community resiliency, with an added focus on energy reliability.
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Storm Closure and Rescheduled Meeting Notice
03/04/2019
Due to the forecasted weather, the City of Charlottetown's administrative offices will close at 11 a.m. today (Monday, March 4). In addition, a number of meetings that were originally planned for today have been rescheduled.
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Municipalities Partner on Fix a Leak Week Initiative
03/01/2019
The City of Charlottetown, Town of Stratford, and Town of Cornwall, have once again partnered to promote
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Event Atlantic Summit takes the stage in Charlottetown during ECMA week
02/27/2019
The energy in Charlottetown will be palpable during the 5th annual Event Atlantic Summit being hosted May 2-4 while the East Coast Music Association’s awards, festival and conference are in town.
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Watermain Break on Patterson Drive
02/25/2019
The Water and Sewer Utility Department is advising motorists of a watermain break on Patterson Drive.
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Winter Family Fun Event Scheduled for Sunday
02/25/2019
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to a free Family Fun Event in Victoria Park on Sunday, March 3
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Presentation of Catherine G. Hennessey Award
02/22/2019
The City of Charlottetown celebrated Heritage Day on Tuesday, February 19
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Charlottetown Celebrates Heritage Day
02/19/2019
The City of Charlottetown celebrated Heritage Day on Tuesday, February 19 with an event that included an awards ceremony
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Flag Raised to Celebrate 55+ Games in Charlottetown
02/19/2019
The 55+ Winter Games have begun in Charlottetown and to mark the occasion, the event flag
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Special Pricing at Jack Frost Winterfest to Celebrate Islander Day
02/16/2019
The fun and excitement at Jack Frost Winterfest has been non-stop since the gates opened last night, but Jack is not done yet!
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Traffic Advisory: Section of Westridge Crescent Closed
02/14/2019
Westridge Crescent, between Westcomb Crescent and Echo Lane, will be closed for the day
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Walk in Silence Reception Re-Scheduled Due to Pending Weather
02/12/2019
Due to the forecasted inclement weather, the Charlottetown Walk in Silence and reception scheduled for
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Charlottetown Celebrates Heritage Day with Awards
02/12/2019
The City of Charlottetown invites the public to participate in celebrating Heritage Day at 12 p.m.
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Prepare a 72-hour Emergency Kit and Ensure You Can Be Reached in an Emergency
02/11/2019
The City of Charlottetown Emergency Measures team reminds the public of the importance of 72-hour preparedness.
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City Launches Pilot Project to Improve Traffic Flows
02/11/2019
The City of Charlottetown is participating in a pilot project to improve the traffic flow
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Charlottetown Adopts Food Charter
02/11/2019
Charlottetown City Council voted to officially adopt the Food Charter established by the Charlottetown Food Council.
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Winter Family Fun Events Cancelled Today
02/10/2019
The Winter Family Fun Event that was scheduled to take place in Victoria Park this weekend has been cancelled due to the cold weather.
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Snoga Event Postponed Due to Weather
02/08/2019
The City of Charlottetown and WinterLove PEI have postponed the Snoga event
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City to Host Reception During Family Violence Prevention Week
02/06/2019
The 10th annual Walk in Silence for Victims of Family Violence will take place in Charlottetown on Wednesday, February 13
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Traffic Advisory: Intersection of Kent and Great George Streets
02/05/2019
Motorists travelling through the intersection of Kent and Great George streets should anticipate delays today
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Public Meeting Scheduled for the Fitzroy Street Bike Lane Project
02/01/2019
The City of Charlottetown will host a public meeting on Tuesday, February 26
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REMINDER: Registration Deadline for 55+ Games
02/01/2019
The 55+ Winter Games is fast approaching with registration closing on Thursday, February 7.
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Get Active on Islander Day with Free Activities in Charlottetown
01/31/2019
Get active this Islander Day by participating in free, family oriented activities in the Capital City on Monday, February 18
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Traffic Advisory: Intersection of Queen and Kent Streets
01/30/2019
Motorists travelling through the intersection of Queen and Kent streets should anticipate delays on Wednesday, January 30.
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Reminder: City Open House to Hear Public Input on 2019 Budget
01/28/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Finance, Audit and Tendering Committee is inviting the public to a pre-budget open house
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Free Snoga in Rochford Square as Part of WinterLove
01/28/2019
The City of Charlottetown is encouraging residents and visitors to embrace winter and take advantage of all of the fun activities
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Traffic Advisory: Closure on North River Road for Friday, January 25
01/25/2019
North River Road, between Villa Avenue and Brighton Road will be closed for the day on Friday, January 25.
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Updated: Water Leak Repaired in East Royalty
01/24/2019
The City of Charlottetown Water and Sewer Utility wishes to advise those living and travelling in the area of Elena Court that work to restore water service
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Updated Traffic Advisory: Closure on Riverside Drive
01/24/2019
Charlottetown Police Services are advising the public that one of the two eastbound lanes of Riverside Drive is now open to traffic
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Charlottetown to Host 55+ Games
01/24/2019
The City of Charlottetown will host the 55+ Winter Games from February 18 – 23, 2019
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Charlottetown Partners with WinterLove for a Family Fun Event
01/23/2019
The City of Charlottetown has partnered with WinterLove PEI to offer a free Family Fun Event
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City Announces Open House to Hear Public Input on 2019 Budget
01/22/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s Finance, Audit and Tendering Committee is inviting the public to a pre-budget open house
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Delayed Start Date for Learn to Run Program
01/21/2019
The 10-week Learn to Run program, offered in partnership with the UPEI Athletics Department
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Winter Active Events Cancelled and Arenas Closed Due to Weather
01/20/2019
Due to the pending and forecasted weather, the following Winter Active Events have been cancelled for today
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Tri-Municipal Meetings to be Held to Discuss Shared Services and Opportunities
01/18/2019
The City of Charlottetown, Town of Stratford and Town of Cornwall, have committed to meeting quarterly
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Traffic Advisory: Closure on Linden Avenue
01/16/2019
Please be advised that Linden Avenue, between Kensington Road and Second Street
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Charlottetown Launches Programs for 2019 Winter Active Campaign
01/15/2019
The Charlottetown Parks and Recreation Department has launched its 2019 Winter
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Early Closure and Snow Alert Notice
01/09/2019
The City of Charlottetown’s administrative offices will close at 4 p.m. today
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Community Drop-In Session Next Week for the Fitzroy Street Bike Lane Project
01/03/2019
A Community Drop-In Session for the Fitzroy Street Bike Lane Project will be held on Thursday, January 10 from 7-9 p.m.
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Standing Committees of Council Finalized
12/31/2018
The City of Charlottetown standing committees have been finalized following a meeting of Council on December 31
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City and Island Storm Partner on New Year’s Eve Event Monday Evening
12/28/2018
The Island Storm, along with the City of Charlottetown, invite the public to a free Family Tailgate Party
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Public Invited to Levee at City Hall on New Year’s Day
12/27/2018
The City of Charlottetown will host the annual New Year’s Day Levee on Tuesday
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Community Drop-In Session Scheduled for the Fitzroy Street Bike Lane Project
12/21/2018
A Community Drop-In Session for the Fitzroy Street Bike Lane Project will be held on January 10
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Charlottetown Adds Some Sparkle to New Year’s Eve
12/20/2018
The City of Charlottetown is pleased to partner with CBC as one of the featured communities in their upcoming
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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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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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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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