PEI International Shellfish Festival runs September 18-21
Over 7,000 patrons attend the PEI International Shellfish Festival annually, one of the signature events of the Fall Flavours festival.
Prince Edward Island's world-class shellfish products will be the main attraction on display at the Charlottetown Event Grounds during the 19th Annual PEI International Shellfish Festival running September 18-21.
55th Annual Premiers' Conference
Premier Robert Ghiz will host Canada's Premiers and Territorial leaders at the 55th Annual Premiers' Conference being held on Prince Edward Island August 26-30.
Bedeque and Area Rec Centre launches capital campaign
(L-R): Joining rink users are Agriculture and Forestry Minister George Webster; BARC capital campaign chair Duane MacDonald; Fisheries, Aquaculture and Rural Development Minister Ron MacKinley; BARC President Kevin Schurman; and Joel Yorke, Kraft Foods.
A community campaign has been launched to raise up to $500,000 for needed capital upgrades and repairs to the Bedeque and Area Rec Centre. The campaign has received $150,000 from the Island Community Fund to support the goal.
Strengthening career development in schools
(L-R): Mitch Murphy, English Language School Board; Sareena Hopkins and Lynne Bezanson of the Canadian Career Development Foundation; and Kathy McDonald from the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development.
Government is committed to helping students graduate with the required knowledge, skills, and attitudes for post-secondary education, apprenticeship programs, and the labour market, says Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Alan McIsaac.
New Building Canada Plan Open for Business
(L-R) :Alan Long, branch manager of Atlantic CAT dealership; Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey; Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea; and PEI Road Builders Association Executive Director Joe Murphy.
A major bridge replacement and highway upgrades to Route 1 and 2 are among the first projects announced by the Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island as part of the New Building Canada Fund.