Report ranks province among fastest-growing economies
The Conference Board of Canada ranked Prince Edward Island first in Atlantic Canada and No. 4 among provinces in projected GDP growth, behind only British Columbia, Manitoba, and Ontario.
Prince Edward Island will be among the nationís economic growth leaders this year, positioning the province to set a new strategic path for continued growth, jobs and prosperity.
Premier MacLauchlan new Minsiter of Finance and Energy
Steve MacLean, Clerk of Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet, administers the Oath of Office to Premier Wade MacLauchlan who also becomes Minister of Finance and Energy.
Wade MacLauchlan was sworn in as Premier of the Province of Prince Edward Island today by Lieutenant Governor Frank Lewis at Government House.
Energy efficiency grants help 600 more Islanders than last year
A popular energy efficiency grant program was available longer and helped more Islanders than last year.
Resources were better targeted at those most in need of assistance, allowing the program to stay in business longer and help more Islanders save money on their energy bills this year.
Pre-Budget consultations launched
Pre-budget consultations give Islanders a chance to provide feedback into the budget process.
Islanders can offer their advice on the 2015-16 provincial budget during four roundtable sessions.
Fall updates show province on track to balance budget
Minister of Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs Wes Sheridan tabled the 2014 Fall Economic and Fiscal Updates in the provincial legislature.
Prince Edward Island has experienced growth in several sectors of its economy and is on track to reach a balanced budget.