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PEI International Shellfish Festival runs September 18-21
PEI International Shellfish Festival
Over 7,000 patrons attend the PEI International Shellfish Festival annually, one of the signature events of the Fall Flavours festival.

Prince Edward Island's world-class shellfish products will be the main attraction on display at the Charlottetown Event Grounds during the 19th Annual PEI International Shellfish Festival running September 18-21.

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.

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.

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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