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Important lands protected along north shore of Prince Edward Island
Nature Conservancy of Canada
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry George Webster; Julie Vasseur, Nature Conservancy of Canada; Minister of Environment, Labour and Justice Janice Sherry; Doug Deacon, Atlantic Region Chair of the NCC; Tracadie-Hillsborough Park MLA Buck Watts.

The Nature Conservancy of Canada and the Government of Prince Edward Island have teamed up to protect a 75-acre dune and wetland site at Deroche Pond, along the north shore of Prince Edward Island.

Province and Cavendish Farms purchase at-risk land in Barclay Brook
(L-R:) Karl Smallman, Triple S Farms; Robert Irving, President of Cavendish Farms; Blaine MacPherson, Cavendish Farms; Premier Robert Ghiz; Leaman Murphy, Chair of Trout Unlimited Prince County Chapter; and John Jamieson, Federation of Agriculture.

Through a partnership with Cavendish Farms, the Province of Prince Edward Island is purchasing 96 acres of agricultural land in the Barclay Brook area to help protect Island rivers and fish habitat.

Expanding youth mental health and addiction services
(L-R): Health and Wellness Minister Doug Currie; Environment, Labour and Justice Minister Janice Sherry; and Chief Mental Health and Addictions Officer Dr. Rhonda Matters.

New investments of $9 million over three years will help to ensure that Island youth can access enhanced mental health and addictions treatment here in Prince Edward Island.

Automobile insurance benefits increase
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Automobile accident victims will be able to access improved rights to recover for pain and suffering and enhanced accident benefits effective October 1.

Natural Area designated in Hazel Grove
(L-R): Benjamin Wells; Island Nature Trust Executive Director Jackie Waddell; Lynne Douglas; Environment, Labour and Justice Minister Janice Sherry; and Agriculture and Forestry Minister George Webster.

Prince Edward Island’s system of protected Natural Areas expanded recently with the addition of four privately owned properties totalling 68 hectares in the Hazel Grove area of Queens County.

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