55th running of the Gold Cup and Saucer Race
Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs Minister Wes Sheridan (left); Premier Robert Ghiz (second from left) and Lieutenant Governor Frank Lewis present the 54th Gold Cup and Saucer trophy to winning driver Marc Campbell and Escape The News.
The 55th running of the Gold Cup and Saucer Race, one of the most prestigious harness racing events in North America, will take place on Saturday, August 16.
Old Home Week runs August 7 - 16
Old Home Week features a range of family entertainment events including music, livestock and agricultural shows as well as a midway and harness racing.
Old Home Week, Prince Edward Island's family Fun Fair since 1888, is an annual high point of Island summers and runs from August 7 to 16.
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.
Gordon MacFadyen is new provincial Comptroller
The Office of the Comptroller operates and maintains the provinceís corporate accounting system and prepares financial statements that are as transparent as possible for the Legislature and the public.
Gordon MacFadyen, a chartered professional accountant with an extensive background in federal, provincial, and municipal finance is Prince Edward Islandís new Comptroller, says Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs Minister Wes Sheridan.
40th Annual Statistical Review released
The Annual Statistical Review contains key information on the economic, social and demographic profile of Prince Edward Island.
The 40th Annual Statistical Review has been released and is available online.