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About the Department

Education and skill development are Prince Edward Island's most important levers to assure the future of our society and of individual Islanders, and to continuously become more competitive and productive.

The Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning works in partnership with all ministries to fulfill the Prince Edward Island Government's commitments to greater prosperity and enhanced employment opportunities for Islanders.

The Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning works to create a strong labour force that will enable additional growth in our knowledge-based industries and manufacturing services, and in the agriculture, seafood and hospitality industries of Canada's Food Island.

The Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning will emphasize continued development of a skilled workforce; foster a culture of entrepreneurship; and recruit and retain a talented and productive population.

The Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning will work to strengthen and grow the population of Prince Edward Island through Recruitment of newcomers who can contribute to our community; Resettlement of former Islanders who seek to return and build lives in the province; and retention of young Islanders as long-term residents and citizens of Prince Edward Island.
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