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Minister Currie recognizes Paramedic Services Week
Minister Currie with Island paramedics
Health and Wellness Minister Doug Currie met with Island paramedics during an appreciation BBQ in Charlottetown this week.

The contributions and commitment of Island paramedics were recognized during Paramedic Services Week, May 24 to 30.

Trout and Atlantic Salmon Stocking
Participating in the release are from left, Abegweit First National Resource Director Roger Sark, Morell River Mangement Co-op representative Santina Beaton, Minister Mitchell and MLA Buck Watts.

Thousands of young trout and Atlantic salmon raised at the Abegweit Biodiversity Enhancement Hatchery in Scotchfort are being released into streams and rivers across the Island this week.

Premier MacLauchlan and Cabinet sworn into Office
Premier and Ministers at Swearing In Ceremony
Premier MacLauchlan being sworn in as Premier of Prince Edward Island.

Premier Wade MacLauchlan was sworn in as the Premier of Prince Edward Island this morning with members of Cabinet at Government House. Lieutenant Governor H. Frank Lewis administered the oaths of office at an outdoor ceremony that was well-attended.

Province donates to Nepal relief efforts
Premier MacLauchlan Nepal donations
Premier Wade Maclauchlan discusses disaster relief efforts in Nepal with Damber Giri and Raju Subba, representing the Nepal community, Laura Johnston-Montigny, Canadian Red Cross and Nancy Clement, PEI Association for Newcomers.

Premier Wade MacLauchlan today announced that the Government of Prince Edward Island has contributed $25,000 to the relief effort in Nepal.

Home gardeners encouraged to plant blight-resistant tomatoes
Healthy Tomatoes
Poster for Healthy Crop of Tomatoes

The Department of Agriculture and Forestry is asking gardeners to plant only tomato varieties with a proven resistance to a new strain of late blight. This will help ensure a healthy crop and at the same time protect the province’s $1 billion potato industry.

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