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COWS Creamery enters Chinese market with Beijing store
COWS Ice Cream
(L-R)Frank Zhou, president and CEO Sunrise Group; Canadian Ambassador to China Guy Saint-Jacques;Premier Robert Ghiz; Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach;COWS Inc. CEO Jackie McIntyre;Former Chinese Ambassador to Canada Lan Lijun.

COWS Ice Cream – an icon of both tourism and food production on Prince Edward Island – is set to enter an exciting new marketplace with the opening of its first store in China.

Celebrating entrepreneurs during Small Business Week
Small Business Saturday
(L-R): Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach; CFIB’s PEI Director Erin McGrath-Gaudet; and Jana Furness at The Juice Box in Montague.

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is partnering with Interac® to sponsor Small Business Saturday in celebration of entrepreneurs.

Growing the Island's shipbuilding sector
Aspin Kemp & Associates
(L-R): Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach; Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea; and Aspin Kemp & Associates CEO Jason Aspin.

Aspin Kemp & Associates (AKA) has been awarded an $80M contract with GE’s Global Offshore and Marine division to provide switchboards, variable frequency drives, and other electrical components for drilling ships that will create up to 50 high-quality trades and professional jobs on Prince Edward Island.

Invesco Ltd. expands Island workforce
Invesco
(L-R): Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach and Invesco Canada Senior Officer Adam Runge display plans for an expansion of Invesco Canada's Charlottetown office.

Invesco Ltd., a major Charlottetown employer in the financial services industry, is growing its Island workforce to 400 positions.

Pilot and Discovery Fund assists Island technology companies
Pilot and Discovery Fund PEI
(L-R): Justin Ferguson and Rob Nelson, BFN Tech PEI; Blake Doyle, Island Recruiting; John Eden, Discovery Garden; Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach; and Peter Douglas, Job Site to Go.

Five Charlottetown companies developing innovative applications of information and communication technology (ICT) will be assisted in the latest round of Innovation PEI’s Pilot and Discovery Fund. Each successful company will receive $25,000 in funding to further its research and development work.

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