Events and Announcements

Published on Tue, 08/26/2014 by Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA)

“Speak Up For Safer Equipment” Tool Now Available

“Speak Up For Safer Equipment” Tool Now Available

Winnipeg, August 26, 2014 – The Canadian Agricultural Safety Association (CASA) has developed a new online tool that gives farmers an opportunity to express their concerns about possible hazards with farm equipment. The “Speak Up For Safer Equipment” tool is intended to provide a way for farmers, manufacturers and standards organizations to talk about safety concerns with agricultural equipment manufactured within the past five years.

Published on Mon, 08/25/2014 by The Railway Association Of Canada

Canada’s railways are on track with safety improvements

Canada’s railways are on track with safety improvements

August 25, 2014

By Michael Bourque, President and CEO, Railway Association of Canada

Now that the Transportation Safety Board (TSB) has issued its final report on the tragic accident in Lac-Mégantic, Canadians will have questions and concerns about railway safety.

Published on Tue, 08/19/2014 by Advancing Women

Advancing Women Conference expanding, with events planned for Calgary and Toronto in 2015

Advancing Women Conference expanding, with events planned for Calgary and Toronto in 2015

Calgary, August 19, 2014 – Two days of learning and networking, two cities to choose from and many more ways to be inspired about a future in agriculture. After a successful first edition in Calgary in 2014, the Advancing Women conference is set to grow.

Published on Mon, 08/18/2014 by Shepell·fgi (E)

Tune out, turn off, drop it. Disconnect and enjoy your holidays!

Tune out, turn off, drop it. Disconnect and enjoy your holidays!

August 18, 2014

Holidays and vacations away, even “staycations”, are great opportunities to unwind, let go of work related stress, and reconnect with family and friends. That is, they are until the emails and text messages sound their pinging symphony and the temptation to “just check on this one thing” disrupts our peace and quiet.

Published on Fri, 08/08/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Buffy Sainte-Marie, 1755, and Matt Andersen & The Mellotones to headline PEI 2014 Celebration Zone week of August 11-17

Buffy Sainte-Marie, 1755, and Matt Andersen & The Mellotones to headline PEI 2014 Celebration Zone week of August 11-17

August 8, 2014

August 11th to 17th in the Celebration Zone will be a wonderful tribute to Canadian culture and heritage as we welcome First Nations and Acadian artists as well as diverse performers from across the country including from all four Atlantic Provinces.

(Charlottetown) – The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will showcase First Nations and Acadian culture during the week of August 11 to 17.   Performances by iconic Aboriginal singer-songwriter, Buffy Sainte-Marie; the legendary Acadian band 1755, and Matt Andersen and the Mellotones on the Atlantic Lottery / Red Shores Main Stage will be highlights of this diverse and dynamic week.

Published on Thu, 07/31/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Shania Twain, Corey Hart, Walk Off the Earth and Tall Ships to highlight PEI 2014’s Founders Week

Shania Twain, Corey Hart, Walk Off the Earth and Tall Ships to highlight PEI 2014’s Founders Week

July 31, 2014

(Charlottetown) – Founders Week, a PEI 2014 Production, will feature events and activities that pay tribute to the Fathers of Confederation and commemorate the 1864 Charlottetown Conference that led to the creation of Canada.  Coinciding with the dates the Fathers of Confederation met in Charlottetown in 1864, Founders Week will run August 28 to September 7, 2014. 

Published on Wed, 07/30/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

British Columbia Week kicks off August 4th at PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

British Columbia Week kicks off August 4th at PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

July 31, 2014

British Columbia Week will be a unique opportunity to celebrate some west coast culture on the east coast.

(Charlottetown) – The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will host the province of British Columbia, as part of the PEI 2014 celebrations, during British Columbia Week August 4 to 10th.  British Columbia’s vibrant culture and exceptional performing arts community will be showcased throughout the week at the free, family-friendly Celebration Zone.  The week will include a performance on the Atlantic Lottery / Red Shores Main Stage by multi-platinum selling rocker, Matthew Good. 

Published on Thu, 07/17/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Manitoba Week coming to PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

Manitoba Week coming to PEI 2014 Celebration Zone

July 17, 2014

"Manitoba is where Canada’s heart beats, and this exciting event will showcase some of the best of what we have to offer."

(Charlottetown) – The province of Manitoba, a partner in the PEI 2014 celebrations, will be showcased at the PEI 2014 Celebration Zone during Manitoba Week July 21st to 27th.  Manitoba Week will highlight the province’s rich culture and heritage at the free, family-friendly Celebration Zone.  The week includes a concert by Canadian rock legend and Winnipeg-born, Burton Cummings on July 24th. 

Published on Thu, 07/10/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

PEI 2014 Celebration Zone hosting Alberta Week July 14 to 20

PEI 2014 Celebration Zone hosting Alberta Week July 14 to 20

July 10, 2014

(Charlottetown) – The PEI 2014 Celebration Zone will host the province of Alberta, a partner of the PEI 2014 celebrations, during Alberta Week July 14 to 20.  Alberta’s vibrant culture and exceptional performing arts community will be showcased throughout the week at the free, family-friendly Celebration Zone.  The week will include a performance by platinum-selling country star, Paul Brandt. 

Published on Thu, 06/26/2014 by Prince Edward Island 2014

Historic newspaper competition invites Canadians to vote on their favourite front pages from the past 150 Years

Historic newspaper competition invites Canadians to vote on their favourite front pages from the past 150 Years

Thursday, June 26 (Toronto, ON) – Canadians from coast to coast to coast are invited to help choose the nation’s most significant front page news stories from the past 150 years for the national Front Pages Competition. This one-time competition is being held by Newspapers Canada in partnership with PEI 2014 in recognition of the sesquicentennial anniversary of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference, which paved the way to Confederation.

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