Fall updates show province on track to balance budget
Minister of Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs Wes Sheridan tabled the 2014 Fall Economic and Fiscal Updates in the provincial legislature.
Prince Edward Island has experienced growth in several sectors of its economy and is on track to reach a balanced budget.
Sport and recreation activities supported through Island Community Fund
Agriculture and Forestry Minister George Webster and Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Ron MacKinley announced funding for community projects in Prince County.
The Province of Prince Edward Island, through the Island Community Fund, is helping to support sport and recreation activities in the O’Leary and Alberton areas.
Island Community Fund supports Central Kings projects
(L-R): Sue Yoshikawa, Three Rivers Sportsplex Manager; Mayor of Georgetown, Lewis Lavandier; Minister Ron MacKinley; Ben MacDonald, Central Kings Volunteer Fire Company; and Sandra Hodder Acorn, chair of Provincial Plowing Match and Agricultural Fair.
Three community projects in Central Kings are receiving a combined investment of $74,000 through the Island Community Fund. The contributions will boost economic development, increase public safety and support recreational opportunities for the residents of Central Kings.
National Child Day celebrated in PEI
Children’s parades were held in Charlottetown, Cornwall and Summerside to mark the 25th Anniversary of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child.
National Child Day is celebrated in Canada to recognize the rights of children and to celebrate children as meaningful and active participants in our communities.
Capital Budget builds on investments in projects Island-wide
The 2015-2016 Capital Budget was delivered by Hon. Wes Sheridan, Minister of Finance, Energy and Municipal Affairs and Chair of Treasury Board on November 19, 2014.
Health care facilities, schools, roads and bridges, and the province’s information technology systems will benefit from $74.5 million in the 2015-16 Capital Budget.