Hundreds turn out for levees

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Published on January 01, 2016

Mayor Clifford Lee, left, greets former mayor George MacDonald and his wife Arleen at the annual levee at Charlottetown City Hall. Behind him is one of the many portraits in the council chambers, this one of former mayor W.S. Stewart who served from 1932 to 1934.

Published on January 01, 2016

Alaa Abd-El-Aziz, president of the University of Prince Edward Island enthusiastically greets a visitor to the university's annual levee at the Don and Marion McDougall Hall on the compus. With him in the receiving line is his wife Valerie.

Published on January 01, 2016

Premier Wade MacLauchlan and his partner Duncan McIntosh greets Nora Scales as she moves through the receiving line. The levee was held at the Confederation Centre and saw a line of people extend through the lobby and out on to Queen Street for this popular New Year's Day event.

Published on January 01, 2016

A long line of people forms at the annual New Year's Day levee hosted by the premier. It was held as usual at the Confederation Centre and marks the unofficial end of the day's levee circuit.

Published on January 01, 2016

Crowds of levee revellers enjoy a full lunch at the University of Prince Edward Island's Don and Marion McDougall Hall on the campus.

Published on January 01, 2016

A long line of people forms at the annual New Year's Day levee hosted by the premier. It was held as usual at the Confederation Centre and marks the unofficial end of the day's levee circuit.

Published on January 01, 2016

Music for the levee at UPEI was from a four-member vocal group composed of, from left, Justin Amador, Parker Clements, Alexandra Smith, and Lindsay Gillis.

Published on January 01, 2016

Harpist Jill Harris plays for the Charlottetown City Hall levee in the council chambers.

Good weather brings on good cheer for busy circuit of well wishing, free food

The annual Charlottetown New Year's Day levee circuit was well attended today.

Hundreds turned out to extend well wishes and sample free food and beverages at 27 levees around the capital region plus Summerside.

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