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  CM Magazine: Abegweit - The Confederation Bridge: A Marvel of Canadian Engineering.
Although "Abegweit" is the story of the Confederation Bridge, spanning the Northumberland Strait between New Brunswick and Prince Edward Island, it is also a video with a mission.
The film shows groups of fishermen talking together and expressing their fears about ice build-up and possible destruction of the lobster, scallop, herring, and haddock fishing grounds, as well as to the Irish moss industry.
The last trip of the ferry Abegweit was sad to witness and a difficult one for Marine Atlantic employees.
www.umanitoba.ca /outreach/cm/vol6/no2/abegweit.html   (569 words)

 Abegweit First Nation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The name Abegweit is the widely known anglicization of Epikwetk, the original word taken from the Míkmaq language for Prince Edward Island.
The Abegweit First Nation is headquartered on Scotchfort Reserve 4, which is known as Skaqmk and is located on a historic Míkmaq portage route connecting Mimtugaak (on the Hillsborough River near Mount Stewart) to Kadotpichk (Savage Harbour).
The Abegweit First Nation amalgamated the three reserves in the eastern part of the province in the 1990s.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abegweit_First_Nation   (198 words)

 MV Abegweit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This site is dedicated to the Q. Abegweit, her former employees and their families.
The Abegweit provided passenger and car ferry service between Port Borden, Prince Edward Island and Cape Tormentine, New Brunswick from 1947 to 1982.
Today the Abegweit is in Chicago where she serves as the club house for The Columbia Yacht Club.
members.shaw.ca /colinluv   (116 words)

 M.V. Abegweit (1947-1982) - Memories Of The Ferries
She was the heaviest vessel yet built in Canada and at her launching dubbed the most powerfull icebreaker in the world.
Her bow propellers drew water out from under the ice allowing her to smash down into the crevas.With the arrival of the new Abegweit (1982) the original Abegweit was renamed the "Abby" and retired from service.
In the winter of 1982-83 the Abegweit was tied up in Summerside and Pictou docks awaiting a buyer and was later sold to Chicago's Columbia Yacht club and is now used as a clubhouse
www.geocities.com /ferrymemories/abby.html   (134 words)

 Abegweit Tours
Abegweit Sightseeing Tours has daily tours of the Charlottetonwn area.
Abegweit Tours provides competent guides for chartered bus tours or vacationing groups wishing to tour in their own vehicle.
Abegweit Tours offers free transportation to those who are staying at other hotels within the city.
www.abegweittours.ca /index.html   (116 words)

 82nd Abegweit Re-enactors   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
The group focuses on wearing the uniform of The Prince Edward Island Light Horse which, although an Armoured Reconnaissance unit, formed the Defence Company of the Headquarters of the 2nd Canadian Corps in North West Europe.
The 82nd Abegweit Re-Enactors also portray other Island units which served overseas such as the 2nd Medium (PEI) Battery which served in Italy and the 8th Medium (PEI) Battery which served in North West Europe.
During summer time, the 82nd Abegweit Re-Enactors portray Islanders who served with The West Nova Scotia Regiment and wear the Khaki Drill uniforms which would have been worn during the Sicilian and Italian campaigns.
www.canuck.freehosting.net /abeg.htm   (294 words)

According to legend, the god Glooscap finished painting the beauties of the world and then dipped his brush into a mixture of all the colors and created Abegweit, his favorite island.
Abegweit was sighted by Jacques Cartier in 1534 and was probably visited frequently by French and Basque fishermen in the 17th century, but Europeans did not settle there permanently until the second decade of the 18th century.
The island appears under the name Île de Saint Jean in Champlain's narrative (1604) and on his map (1632), but that name is probably of earlier origin.
journals.aol.com /oceanmrc/MidlifeMatters/entries/2005/08/10/abegweit/1757   (786 words)

 Michael Thomas
As a member of the Abegweit Amateur Athletic Association, Thomas continued his winning ways through the 1909 and 1910 seasons.
So impressive was Thomas' performance against the region's top runners that the Abegweit track club sponsored his entry in the Boston Marathon the following spring.
Thomas was among the pre-race favorites and rumors swirled that Tom Longboat, the 1907 champion, would act as his coach.
www.peabody.harvard.edu /mcnh_running/mthomas.html   (340 words)

 Abegweit First Nation - Scotchfort, Prince Edward Island   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Abegweit First Nation - Scotchfort, Prince Edward Island
The Mi'kmaq called the island Abegweit (cradled on the waves).
Then he dipped his brush into a mixture of all the colors and created Abegweit, his favorite island.
www.abegweitfirstnations.com   (68 words)

 Abegweit Driving School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Abegweit Driving School Limited chooses to operate on a basis of compassion and caring.
Our desire is to provide information and knowledge to our students through the use of classroom and in vehicle teaching methods.
The national conference and workshop is an annual event that has not been held outside of Toronto for the past 12 years.
www.abegweit.pe.ca /content/page/about_code   (380 words)

 [No title]   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
George D. MacLeod, CA George, co-founder of Abegweit, has been a resident of Barbados since 1993.
Jim, co-founder of Abegweit, has had several senior management positions in Canada, most recently as Chief Operating Officer of Maritime Medical Care in Halifax.
Jim is a University of Windsor graduate and qualified as a C.A. in 1980 with Grant Thornton.
www.abegweit.net /team.html   (320 words)

 The Abegweit Branch UEL Assn. and PEI Muster Rolls - 1784
The Abegweit Branch is the local branch of the United Empire Loyalist Association on Prince Edward Island.
The Abegweit Branch, has existed for many years, meeting 4 times annually, and is looking for new members to carry on the traditions of the association, and to help us remember our UEL ancestors.
The Abegweit Branch published the book, "An Island Refuge" in 1983, and located copies of the Claimant lists and Muster Rolls, and placed them in the P.E.I. Archives.
www.islandregister.com /uel.html   (840 words)

 Camp Abegweit   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Camp Abegweit is an interfaith camp sponsored by
This camp will allow younger children to experience Camp Abegweit for a short time period.
It will include one overnight on the second day allowing campers to make friends and become familiar with the camp and camp staff before remaining overnight.
www.isn.net /~ucpei/campabegweit.htm   (667 words)

 Polsson's Garage Sale
The ashtray is 3 1/4 inches in diameter, gold in color and features a button badge with a picture of the ferry on it.
This is the second MV Abegweit, replacing the original in 1982, until 1997 when it was renamed Accrued Mariner.
The ashtray is from the 1980s and is in good condition.
www.islandnet.com /~kpolsson/forsale/ste715.htm   (94 words)

 Abegweit - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Abegweit First Nation, a Mi'kmaq First Nation community in Prince Edward Island.
Abegweit Passage, the narrowest part of the Northumberland Strait.
This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Abegweit   (131 words)

 OKCupid! abegweit / 27 / m / straight / Charlottetown, Canada   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
abegweit / 27 / m / straight / Charlottetown, Canada
We can't reply to every message, but we'll read them all.
You can browse abegweit's pictures, message him, and check your compatibility.
www.okcupid.com /profile?u=abegweit   (173 words)

 Barney Francis
Francis was born on Prince Edward Island in 1897.
Following military service in World War I, he began competing as a member of the Abegweit Amateur Athletic Association in middle-distance events.
In 1922, he set a Provincial record for the half mile.
www.peabody.harvard.edu /mcnh_running/bfrancis.html   (257 words)

 Completing the Abegweit Branch, UELA Membership forms
Application forms for joining the Abegweit Branch, UELA may be requested from me by emailing Dave Hunter, dhunter@isn.net - application forms will be sent in PDF format attached to an email.
You must have the Adobe Acrobat reader installed in order to read and print these files.
When completed, the forms should be mailed to the Abegweit Branch Genealogist, Mary Bradshaw, U.E., Branch Genealogist, 326 Maple Avenue, Summerside, P.E.I., Canada, C1N 2H3.
www.islandregister.com /uelappinst.html   (701 words)

 Mi'kmaq Confederacy of PEI ~ Home Page
The Lennox Island and Abegweit First Nation Councils worked very diligently to establish an organization to address the common interests of both first Nations.
On April 2, 2002 the MCPEI became the common forum for the Abegweit and Lennox Island First Nations and the unified voice for the advancement of Treaty and Aboriginal rights for the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI.
MCPEI has taken on many initiatives and our web site is one of them.
www.mcpei.ca /home.htm   (143 words)

 WizKids Games
Constructed - Abegweit Weekly Tournament - 4/14/2002 1:30:00 PM
Constructed - Abegweit Weekly Tournament - 4/7/2002 1:00:00 PM
Constructed - Abegweit Weekly Tnmt 1/19/02 - 1/19/2002 1:00:00 PM
www.wizkidsgames.com /battlehistory.asp?userid=38790   (142 words)

 Abegweit Potatoes Limited
From here the company began to wash all its product, and produce count cartons with russet varieties.
In 1988, Abegweit Potatoes Limited was formed to its present 9 owners.
All owners are farmers who supply raw product to the packing plant.
www.abegweitpotatoes.pe.ca /company.html   (271 words)

June 19, 2005 - Abegweit Kennel Club - BW - Judge G. Hickey (Ireland)
June 19, 2005 - Abegweit Kennel Club - BW - Judge F. Hickey (Ireland)
August 29, 2004 - Ricki just had a bath and is now ready to show for the camera - the decision to place this beautiful boy in another home has not been easy, but Ricki needs all the attention from his human family.
www.snowstar-kennels.com /Ricki.htm   (307 words)

 RBC12 - Fall of Rome - Huns (Diety) - Civilization Fanatics' Forums
Hopefully this will be just the first of many RBCiv games for you.
That city can use the cattle to grow to size 2 in five turns, then whip a barracks.
Abegweit <---- Up Ridgelake <---- on deck / out until 2/22
forums.civfanatics.com /showthread.php?t=78903   (3383 words)

 Abegweit Cat Club - ACFA Affiliated - Welcome!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Abegweit Cat Club - ACFA Affiliated - Welcome!
During the next few weeks this site will undergoing some major changes.
Thanks for dropping by and please check back later.
geocities.com /Petsburgh/Zoo/1131   (29 words)

 Abegweit Rainbow Collective - Home
The Abegweit Rainbow Collective is a community-based, volunteer organization committed to providing support, education and advocacy to bisexual, gay, lesbian, transgendered, two-spirited and questioning Islanders and their family and friends on Prince Edward Island.
ARC has new offices of our very own!
It's not my thing and I can't see myself going very much
arcpei.ca   (378 words)

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