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.
Capital Budget builds on investments in projects Island-wide
The 2015-2016 Capital Budget was delivered by Hon. Wes Sheridan, Minister of Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs and Chair of Treasury Board on November 19, 2014.
Health care facilities, schools, roads and bridges, and the province’s information technology systems will benefit from $74.5 million in the 2015-16 Capital Budget, Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs Minister Wes Sheridan says.
Bedeque and Area amalgamation becomes official
Minister Wes Sheridan (third from left) joins Bedeque and Area councilmembers Ron Rayner (chair), Susan Whelan, Scott Smallwood, Don MacFarlane, and Rob Green.
The municipalities of Bedeque and Central Bedeque officially became "Bedeque and Area" on Monday, November 17, when the amalgamation of the two Prince County communities became official and the first combined council was sworn in.