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Province commits $16 million to UPEI School of Sustainable Design Engineering
UPEI Engineering School
(L-R): Minister of Fisheries and Oceans Gail Shea; Vector Aerospace Director of Strategic Market Development Steven Stewart; Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning Allen Roach; UPEI President Dr. Alaa Abd-El-Aziz.

The provincial government has committed $16 million to the new School of Sustainable Design Engineering at the University of Prince Edward Island.

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
(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.

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