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Supporting Island shellfishers
Shellfish Association
(L-R): Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea; PEI Shellfish Association President Brenda Campbell; and Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Ron MacKinley.

The PEI Shellfish Association Limited will undertake upgrades at the Ellerslie Shellfish Station and related facilities, thanks to investments from the Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island.

Shellfish Recognition Awards presented
Shellfish recognition awards
(L-R):Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Ron MacKinley; PEI Shellfish Association President Brenda Campbell; and Atlantic Aqua Farms Inc. co-founder Bob Fortune.

Two dedicated members of the Islandís shellfish industry were recognized for their hard work and long-standing commitment to the industry during the 2014 Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival.

Bedeque and Area Rec Centre launches capital campaign
(L-R): Joining rink users are Agriculture and Forestry Minister George Webster; BARC capital campaign chair Duane MacDonald; Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Ron MacKinley; BARC President Kevin Schurman; and Joel Yorke, Kraft Foods.

A community campaign has been launched to raise up to $500,000 for needed capital upgrades and repairs to the Bedeque and Area Rec Centre. The campaign has received $150,000 from the Island Community Fund to support the goal.

Raspberry Point Oyster Co. expands to meet export demand
(L-R):Robert Goguen, Parliamentary Secretart to the Minister of Justice on behalf of ACOA Minister Rob Moore; Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Ron MacKinley; and Raspberry Point Oyster Co.General Manager James Power.

Raspberry Point Oyster Co. in New London is upgrading its oyster grading and aquaculture equipment to help meet increasing international market demands, thanks to investments from the Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island.

Supporting community development in Eastern Kings
The province will invest over $600,000 over the next five years to support the work of the Northside Windmill Enhancement Fund.

A new Northside Windmill Enhancement Fund created by the province will support community and economic development in the Hermanville/Clearsprings area as part of the community benefits from the Hermanville/Clearspring wind farm development.

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