Six projects receive Island Community Fund support
Six community organizations in Belfast-Murray River area receive ICF Funding.
A combined government investment of approximately $175,000 will help revitalize community infrastructure and enhance economic activity in the Belfast/Murray River area.
Central Queens Soccer Association receives funding
(Left to right) Shanna Doiron, Branch Manager Stella Maris Credit Union; Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Ron MacKinley; Rustico-Emerald Carolyn Bertram; and Monica Simpson, VP of Central Queens Clippers Soccer Association.
The Central Queens Soccer Association has received $36,480 through the Island Community Fund to make upgrades to its soccer clubhouse.
Shellfish Recognition Awards presented
(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 Island’s 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.