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Government of Canada Announces New Investments in Province House

The story of Canada begins at Province House National Historic Site as the birthplace of Confederation and the seat of Prince Edward Island’s Provincial Legislature. The Government of Canada is announcing an additional $21 million for the long-term conservation of this historic building, which is a gateway to our treasured past. » Read the full news release...

Conservation Project at Province House National Historic Site will Begin in January 2015

The Government of Canada has made significant ongoing infrastructure investments in Province House National Historic Site, including the recently announced $10.05 million for work to address areas of greatest priority. This three to five year project is scheduled to begin in January 2015 and will require Province House to be closed. » Read the full news release...

Government of Canada and Confederation Centre of the Arts Launch The Story of Confederation

The Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, on behalf of the Honourable Leona Aglukkaq, Minister of the Environment and Minister Responsible for Parks Canada, along with Jessie Inman, Chief Executive Officer, Confederation Centre of the Arts, participated in a ribbon-cutting ceremony today to launch The Story of Confederation. » Read the full news release...

Parks Canada on Google Maps

Prince Edward Island places ready now for virtual exploration at maps.google.ca include Dalvay-by-the-Sea NHS, Province House NHS, Port-la-Joye–Fort Amherst NHS, Green Gables Heritage Place, part of L.M. Montgomery's Cavendish NHS, Ardgowan NHS and Prince Edward Island National Park. » Parks Canada Google Maps project...

Road to 2017 Poster and Graphic Novel Contest

Parks Canada and Confederation Centre of the Arts were pleased to host Ms. Nicole Martin’s grade 7 class from Miscouche Consolidated School last week as the winners of the Road to 2017 Art Contest. The class created graphic novels that told a part of Canada’s story and its development as a nation.
During their visit to the Confederation Chamber, the class was presented with a copy of Parks Canada’s new film about Province House National Historic Site and the Charlottetown Conference “A Building of Destiny”. They also met Thomas D’Arcy McGee, a Father of Confederation, played by one of the company members with the popular Confederation Players program at the Centre. Following the tour, the class participated in an art class with graphic novel artist Jeff Alward and then visited the Confederation Centre Art Gallery to study the works of various Canadian visual artists. Read the full news release ...