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Wellness Strategy and Grants

Introduction - Wellness Strategy
Why A Provincial Wellness Strategy
Five Pillars - Wellness Strategy
Goals, Priorities And Actions
Working Together
Wellness Grant Program 2016-17
PEI has a strong sense of community, and the quality of life of Islanders is an ongoing and important discussion. Each of us wants the best for our families, our neighbors and fellow Islanders.

Prince Edward Islanders live longer, healthier, productive, and more fulfilling lives through supportive communities and environments which make the healthy choice the easy choice; ensuring the supports for living well exist for those who require them; and personal choices that lead to positive physical and mental health.

Islanders have a long history of working together to improve our communities and our Province, and to ensure the success of this new strategy, efforts will be required from government, communities, schools, workplaces, families, and individuals.

Wellness Strategy Document [ PDF link 950 Kb ]
Now is the time for all Islanders to come together to build a healthier future for themselves, their families, and their Province. The PEI Department of Health and Wellness has consulted with a number of organizations and individuals with a mandate and/or interest in healthy living.

    Consultations included:
  • An online and paper survey allowing Islanders to review a discussion paper on wellness and provide feedback on suggested actions
  • Multiple meetings with groups and organizations who work within this realm
  • A review of a number of wellness strategies from across Canada and around the world

Press Release / January 30, 2015: New provincial wellness strategy will help Islanders take steps toward better health

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