Sport and recreation activities supported through Island Community Fund
Agriculture and Forestry Minister George Webster and Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Ron MacKinley announced funding for community projects in West Prince.
The Province of Prince Edward Island, through the Island Community Fund, is helping to support sport and recreation activities in the O’Leary and Alberton areas.
Island Community Fund supports Central Kings projects
(L-R): Sue Yoshikawa, Three Rivers Sportsplex Manager; Mayor of Georgetown, Lewis Lavandier; Minister Ron MacKinley; Ben MacDonald, Central Kings Volunteer Fire Company; and Sandra Hodder Acorn, chair of Provincial Plowing Match and Agricultural Fair.
Three community projects in Central Kings are receiving a combined investment of $74,000 through the Island Community Fund. The contributions will boost economic development, increase public safety and support recreational opportunities for the residents of Central Kings.
Crapaud Fire Department receives Island Community Fund support
Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Ron MacKinley with (Left to Right) Mike MacDonald, Rob Miller, Spencer McAllister, and Laura Wood -- all members of the Crapaud Fire Department.
Island Community Fund investments will improve the services of the Crapaud Volunteer Fire Department and the safety of its members.
Lobster fishery receives certification
(L-R):Jay Luger, Marine Stewardship Council; Jeff Malloy, PEI Seafood Processors Association; Craig Avery, PEI Fishermen's Association; Ed Frenette, Commercial Fisheries Liason Coordinator, Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI; Minister Ron MacKinley.
The Prince Edward Island lobster fishery has received eco-certification through Marine Stewardship Council. This will support new and increased access for Island lobster into key markets around the world and ensure the industry remains strong in an increasingly competitive global market.
Three West Prince projects receive Island Community Fund support
Hon. Ron MacKinley announced funding for three community projects in St. Louis and Tignish.
Almost $50,000 from the Island Community Fund will be provided to three projects in St. Louis and Tignish to upgrade community infrastructure. The investments will help support recreation opportunities and strengthen community spirit.