Farmland Financing Program now underway
The Farm Financing Program will help to remove some of the financial barriers for new farmers and will allow others the opportunity to expand their operations.
Finance PEI has launched the new Farmland Financing Program, aimed to provide financing to new and expanding Island farmers seeking to purchase farmland in Prince Edward Island, as well as farmers involved in farmland succession.
Innovation PEI announces first-ever winners of Ignition
(L-R): Caroline LeBlanc, Megan Murnaghan, Jordan Fraser, Minister Allen Roach, Brian Howatt, Mark Richardson, Rouben Edgar, Kathleen Cassidy, Vicky Edgar.
Innovation PEI will invest $200,000 through the Ignition program in eight local businesses, many of which are just beginning their operations.
Governments support Aerospace and Defence Association
(L-R): Honourable Rob Moore, Minister of State (ACOA); PEI Minister of Innovation and Advanced Learning Allen Roach; Eric Richard, President of the Aerospace and Defence Association of PEI; Honourable Gail Shea, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans.
The Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island are supporting the Aerospace and Defence Association of PEI in its efforts to focus on human resource development, business development and supplier development activities.
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 PEIís Pilot and Discovery Fund.