2014 Holiday message from Premier Robert Ghiz and family
(L-R): Premier Robert Ghiz; Julia Ghiz; Emma Ghiz; Jack Ghiz; and Dr. Kate Ellis-Ghiz.
From our family to yours: Best wishes for a joyous season and for a safe and Happy New Year.
Governments support Aerospace and Defence Association
(L-R): Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (ACOA); PEI Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning Allen Roach; Eric Richard, President of the Aerospace and Defence Association of PEI; Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans.
The Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island are supporting the Aerospace and Defence Association of PEI in its efforts to focus on human resource development, business development and supplier development activities.
Paralympic Medalist honoured at Brookvale Provincial Ski Park
(L-R): Minister of Tourism and Culture Robert Henderson; Paralympic Medalist Mark Arendz; Minister of Community Services and Seniors Valerie Docherty.
The Canada Games ski trail in Brookvale, PEI, is being re-named in honour of Island Paralympian Mark Arendz. The trail where Arendz trained is now known as Mark's A2Z trail. The biathlete from Hartsville, PEI, captured a gold and a silver medal at the Paralympic Games in Sochi, Russia, in 2014.
Governments take action to help Islanders get jobs faster
(L-R): Community Services and Seniors Minister Valerie E. Docherty; Federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea; Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach.
The Government of Canada announced nearly $4 million in funding to Prince Edward Island for two projects that will help young people and newcomers find work in their fields. The governments also renewed two agreements that will connect Islanders with disabilities and older workers to available jobs.
Governments invest in Confederation Centre of the Arts
(L-R): Tourism and Culture Minister Rob Henderson; Fisheries and Oceans Minster Gail Shea; Jessie Inman, CEO of the Confederation Centre of the Arts; ACOA Minister Rob Moore; Wayne Hambly, Chairman of the Fathers of Confederation Buildings Trust.
A combined investment of $5 million will go towards equipment and infrastructure upgrades to the Confederation Centre of the Arts. This project represents the final phase of a 2-phase initiative that began in 2012.