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Federal and provincial funding supports research of local halibut industry
Funding announcement
Ministers Shea and MacKinley join PEIFA members Wayne Campbell, Bobby Jenkins, Mike McGeoghegan and Shayne Clinton to announce funding

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.

Pilot project allows forest harvesting in buffer zones
new plantings
Using forest management plans to maintain buffer zones helps protect watercourses and wetlands.

Permits for harvesting wood in buffer zones can now be provided when harvesters are licensed and an approved forest management plan is followed.

Winners of the Youth Storyboard Contest announced
Dr Philip Smith, Premier Robert Ghiz, Shalynn Gamble (Winner), Mylène Ouellette (Katelyn's Teacher), Katelyn Singer (Winner), Minister Valerie E. Docherty, Rick Cameron (Shalynn's Teacher)
Dr Philip Smith, Premier Robert Ghiz, Shalynn Gamble (Winner), Mylène Ouellette (Katelyn's Teacher), Katelyn Singer (Winner), Minister Valerie E. Docherty, Rick Cameron (Shalynn's Teacher)

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.

LED highway lighting saves 40 per cent on electricity costs
72 and 48-LED panels that will be used on provincial highways
72 and 48-LED panels that will be used on provincial highways

Work began in 2012 to convert the province’s 1,265 highway lights to LEDs.

United States Consul General visits Prince Edward Island
United States Consul General for Atlantic Canada Richard H. Riley and Premier Robert Ghiz
United States Consul General for Atlantic Canada Richard H. Riley and Premier Robert Ghiz

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.

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