The PEI Fishermen’s Association will tag healthy Atlantic halibut to collect scientific data. Increased knowledge about the population, migration patterns, and breeding grounds of Atlantic Halibut will support future management decisions and could strengthen the halibut fishery in the province.
Permits for harvesting wood in buffer zones can now be provided when harvesters are licensed and an approved forest management plan is followed.
This past fall, the Premier’s Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention Youth Engagement Working Group invited Island students in grades 4-6 and 7-9 to submit a storyboard based on the theme of healthy relationships.
Work began in 2012 to convert the province’s 1,265 highway lights to LEDs.
During his visit, Consul General Riley will travel across Prince Edward Island from North Cape to Morell. Mr. Riley will tour several Island businesses including Vector Aerospace, 3 Points Aviation, Prince Edward Aqua Farms and PEI Mussel King.