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city (1991 pop. 15,396), capital and chief port of Prince Edward Island, E Canada, on the southern coast. Food processing, tourism, fishing, and farming are the main industries. The French established (c.1720) a fort and settlement across the harbor, known as Port la Joie. Charlottetown was laid out by the British in 1768 and named for Queen Charlotte, consort of George III. Its growth was slow until the middle of the 19th cent., when it became noted for the sailing vessels it built for fishing and lumber transport. In the city is the Univ. of Prince Edward Island. The Charlottetown Conference of the Maritime Provs. (1864) was the first step toward Canadian confederation.


a port in SE Canada, capital of the province of Prince Edward Island. Pop.: 38 114 (2001)
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Based in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, Other Ocean Interactive was founded in 2006 and develops for all platforms.
7-night "Captivating Colors of Canada," cruise from New York City, calls in Halifax, Nova Scotia; Sydney, Nova Scotia; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island with an overnight in Quebec City.
EBD Group, the leading partnering firm for the global biotechnology industry, today announced that it has been selected to run the partnering facility for InnoVet 2007, the premier international veterinary business conference and partnering event held this year in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada, October 14-16, 2007.
airline, operating 788 weekly transborder flights between its hubs and 15 destinations in eight provinces: Halifax, Nova Scotia; Quebec City and Montreal, Quebec; Toronto, Ottawa, Kitchener-Waterloo, London and Thunder Bay, Ontario; Winnipeg, Manitoba; Saskatoon and Regina, Saskatchewan; Calgary and Edmonton, Alberta; Vancouver, British Columbia; and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
Bar Harbor, Maine; Halifax and Sydney, Nova Scotia; and Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island before spending a day each at new ports Gaspe and Sept-iles.
The three voyages also feature calls on Newport, Rhode Island, and Boston, Massachusetts, which Celebrity Constellation hasn't visited since 2007, as well as Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and Portland, Maine, where Celebrity offers a shore excursion showcasing the beauty of White Mountain National Forest and the world's first mountain-climbing cog railway.
Minister of Foreign Affairs and Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Peter MacKay, publicly announced ACOA's intention to offer funding to Chemaphor this morning at a press conference held in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
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Additional port cities in Atlantic Canada include the birthplace of Canada, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, where you can survey related historic sites steps away from the port, bike along the picturesque Confederation Trail or visit the literary home of world-renowned Anne of Green Gables.
Acthar API will now be manufactured by BioVectra dcl ("BioVectra") of Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, Canada.
It calls at historic seaports Savannah, Georgia; Charleston, South Carolina; New London, Connecticut; Newport, Rhode Island; Bar Harbor, Maine; Halifax and Sydney in Nova Scotia; Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island and two days in Quebec City.

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