The 2016-2017 provincial budget was tabled April 19 from the Legislative Assembly of PEI. The budget outlines the spending priorities of the Province of Prince Edward Island for the coming year.
Following province-wide discussions, the Special Committee on Democratic Renewal has submitted its report to the 2nd Session of the 65th Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island and has refined a plebiscite question for consideration to the Assembly.
The Second Session of the 65th General Assembly of Prince Edward Island opened on April 5. His Honour, the Honourable H. Frank Lewis, Lieutenant Governor of PEI delivered the Speech from the Throne. Daily proceedings are broadcast on EastLink Television and can be viewed online.
PEI Burger Love returns beefier than ever. This year, 73 restaurants are vying to be crowned the most loved burger. PEI Burger Love celebrates Island beef with the creation of unique gourmet hamburgers. The campaign is a creation of Fresh Media in partnership with PEI Cattle Producers and PEI Department of Agriculture and Fisheries.
The Government of Prince Edward Island has announced that policies regarding access to in-province abortion services will be revised. Health PEI has been directed to begin planning for a new women’s reproductive health centre on PEI that will offer a number of reproductive health services, including medical and surgical abortions.