Additional government investments will help Islanders in need
(L-R) Premier Wade MacLauchlan; Coleman Griffin, QCRS; Community Services and Seniors Minister Valerie E Docherty; Lisa Bernard, QCRS; Bill Lawlor, executive director QCRS; and Kevin Porter, executive director for Community Inclusions.
Premier Wade MacLauchlan and Community Services and Seniors Minister Valerie E. Docherty announced additional funding for 15 community organizations that support Islanders in need.
Libraries to assist with registrations for local shellfishers
Minister of Tourism and Culture Robert Henderson looks on as O’Leary librarian Corinne Peters guides shellfishers Duncan Knox and Loman MacLean through their online license applications.
Staff at local public libraries are offering assistance to shellfishers who may not have access to a computer at home, or have had little experience filling out online applications.
Premier thanks federal government for cable support
Premier MacLauchlan thanks federal government for cable support, confirms province’s commitment to project.
A new electricity connection to the mainland, the largest and most important infrastructure project for Prince Edward Island since the Confederation Bridge, will ensure the province’s future energy needs can be met and protect Islanders against the risk of volatile rate increases associated with the existing aging cables.
Forum showcased Island economy, trade opportunities
Tim O'Neill, Board of Economic Advisors, and Premier Wade MacLauchlan
The Premier’s Economic Forum provided an overview of the Island economy and explored our current successes and future opportunities as a trading province.
Minister extends ski season at three provincial facilities
Tourism and Culture Minster Robert Henderson joins Community Services and Seniors Minister Valerie E. Docherty, MLA for Kelly's Cross-Cumberland at Brookvale Provincial Ski Park.
Skiers and snowboarders will have an extra week on the hills and trails this winter thanks to the abundant snow.