Island students seeing improved results
(L-R): Education and Early Childhood Development Deputy Minister Sandy MacDonald; Education and Early Childhood Development Minister Alan McIsaac; and Premier Robert Ghiz.
Prince Edward Island students have shown impressive improvements in math and reading, according to national assessment results, says Premier Robert Ghiz.
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.
Trans Canada Trail fully connected on Prince Edward Island
Stratford Mayor David Dunphy;Charlottetown Mayor Clifford Lee; Premier Robert Ghiz;Catherine Schaap,Island Trails;Valerie Pringle,TCT;Nancy Barron,W. Garfield Weston Foundation; Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea;Mrs. Laureen Harper;Paul LaBarge, TCT
Prince Edward Island is now the second Canadian province or territory to fully connect its section of the Trans Canada Trail. Prince Edward Island's section, the Confederation Trail, is 444 kilometers long and connects communities across the Island.
Active at School partnership launched
Premier Robert Ghiz joins two-time Olympic Gold Medallist Heather Moyse and Queen Charlotte Intermediate School students for some physical activity.
The Province of Prince Edward Island and Canadian Tire are partnering on Active at School, an initiative to encourage physical activity in Island students before, during and after school.
Improving international market access
(L-R):Chinese Ambassador to Canada Luo Zhaohui and Premier Robert Ghiz.
Premier Robert Ghiz will lead a trade mission of Canada's Premiers to China in October. In 2013, Canada-China exports were valued at $20.5 billion and imports were valued at $52.7 billion.