An Island Community Fund contribution will help fund the installation of new rink boards and new kitchen equipment at the Eastern Kings Sportsplex in Souris.
Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach says extending the low-interest loan program to LFA25 means assistance is now available to all Island fishers experiencing financial challenges caused by rising costs, low landings and market conditions resulting in low shore prices for lobsters.
Staff at local public libraries are offering assistance to shellfishers who may not have access to a computer at home, or have had little experience filling out on line applications.
A lobster value recovery summit will be held March 26 - 27 in Halifax, focusing on recommendations from the Maritime Lobster Panel report.
A combined investment from the provincial and federal governments will help make facilities at the Crapaud Exhibition Grounds more accessible for visitors.