CBC Prince Edward Island

Community Organization: June 2013 Archives

Farmers and the Law - PEIFA

FederationAgriculture.jpgThere's planting, harvesting and marketing... and now farmers can learn some basic law to their list of things to do. A few farmers have landed in court over the last couple of years for violations of environmental rules. The PEI Federation of Agriculture is working on ways to help farmers know their legal rights and responsibilities. John Jamieson is the executive director of the PEIFA.

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Breaking Bread - Women in Afghanistan

Invitations went out to get together, break bread and learn a bit about the challenges facing the women of Afghanistan. Sue Hartley is with the Atlantic Chapter of Canadian Women for Women in Afghanistan.

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Diabetes Run - Hope Walk/Run for Diabetes

DiabetesRun.jpgOn Sunday the Flame of Hope Walk/Run for Diabetes takes place. It's one of many events centered on raising awareness and money to fight the disease. Terry Lewis is the manager of community engagement with the Canadian Diabetes Association, and Katherine Lowings is a volunteer. Check out flameofhopewalk.ca or the Canadian Diabetes association.

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