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Province congratulates new world record holders
A new Guinness World Record 8840 oysters were shucked in an hour.

The Province of Prince Edward congratulates the ten person team that set a new Guinness World Record for most oysters shucked in an hour as part of the 50th Annual Tyne Valley Oyster Festival.

Increased funding for Tyne Valley Oyster Festival announced
Two highlights of this year's festival include the "Rock the Boat" concert and an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most oysters shucked in one hour by 10 oyster shuckers.

Increased investments in the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival have allowed the festival to expand and attract a wider audience as it celebrates its 50th year.

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.

2014 Love our Lobster campaign biggest yet
This year, there was a 47 per cent increase in ballots received over last year's campaign.

This year's grand prize winner of the 2014 Love our Lobster campaign is Ross Waddell who will receive a private lobster dinner party for ten catered by Chef Curtis Ellis.

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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