Governments take action to help Islanders get jobs faster
(L-R): Community Services and Seniors Minister Valerie E. Docherty; Federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea; Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach.
The Government of Canada announced nearly $4 million in funding to Prince Edward Island for two projects that will help young people and newcomers find work in their fields. The governments also renewed two agreements that will connect Islanders with disabilities and older workers to available jobs.
Aviation development supported through Pilot and Discovery Fund
(L-R): West Royalty-Springvale MLA Bush Dumville; Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach; Robert Miller, vice president of operations, 3 Points Aviation.
An Island aviation company with a promising improvement on a critical aircraft part has been supported under the latest round of Innovation PEI’s Pilot and Discovery Fund.
Souris Harbour Authority to repurpose former Ocean Choice plant
(L-R): Denis Thibodeau and Gerry Gallant, Souris Harboour Authority; Jim Beals, Northlake Fisheries; Minister Roach; Minister MacKinley; Debbie Plouffe, Centre for Aquaculture Technologies Canada.
The Souris Harbour Authority Inc., with financial assistance from the Government of Prince Edward Island, is redeveloping the former lobster plant at the Souris Food Park for use as a cold storage, bioscience and seafood processing facility.
Province commits $16 million to UPEI School of Sustainable Design Engineering
(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
(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.