Island businesses surpass $1 billion in international exports
Premier and Finance and Energy Minister Wade MacLauchlan speaks to Island businesses and entrepreneurs.
Prince Edward Island exported more than $1 billion worth of goods in a single year in 2014, an historic milestone for the province’s business community.
Governments support Canadian Centre of Public Safety Excellence
(L-R): Shawn McCarvill, Slemon Park Corporation; Hon. Gail Shea, Fisheries and Oceans; Edgar MacLeod, Atlantic Police Academy; Premier Wade MacLauchlan; Brian McMillan, Holland College.
Holland College’s Atlantic Police Academy and the Slemon Park Corporation have partnered to establish the Canadian Centre of Public Safety Excellence, thanks in part to support from the federal and provincial governments.
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.