Jules and family enjoying the cool breezes at Upton Farm. The Canada Lands Company recently hired the Toronto-based Canadian Urban Institute to confer with interested groups in Charlottetown about the best use for the Upton Farm property. According to its website, www.canurb.com, the CUI is: “…a national non-profit organization established in 1990 by the City of Toronto […]
There are no words to describe the view that one is privileged to see when walking the path at Upton Farm. Just look, and enjoy, or better still, come out and see it for yourself. The breeze off the North River cools the hottest summer evening.
Well, they’re not the best homebuilders in the neighbourhood, as a matter of fact, they could use a little advice on how to straighten things up so their dwelling place isn’t driving down the area property values. Despite their lack of talent in the exterior decorating department, the eagles flying home to roost in this nest […]
Clifford Bernard, President of the PEI Shellfish Association, strongly supports keeping Upton Farm as greenspace because of the potential effects that developing the property as a mega-subdivision would have on the shell fishery in the North River. He received this reply from CLC to his letter of concern to Transportation Minister Lawrence Cannon. It is the same […]
Charlottetown MP Shawn Murphy received a reply from the Canada Lands Corporation (the Crown Corporation which presently owns the Upton Farmlands) in response to his letter requesting an 18-month moratorium on development of the lands. As you can see, CLC is making no promises to anyone, and we must keep up the hard work. We are […]
The PEI Island Trails Inc. sent the following letter to the Minister Responsible for Canada Lands. We thank this organization for its support and look forward to posting the response it receives from Lawrence Cannon. Hon. Lawrence Cannon Minister Responsible for Canada Lands Act Parliament Hill Ottawa, Ontario July 9, 2007 Dear Minister Cannon: Prince Edward […]
The first airfield on PEI opened for business in 1931 on Upton Farm. This entertaining story by Syd Clay is about about the airfield and the part it played in the first airborne wedding in the Maritimes. It was featured in the June issue of the Voice for Island Seniors. An Aerial June Wedding […]