High-potential companies in Atlantic Canada now have more access to the funds they need to grow and compete in the international marketplace, thanks to an innovative public/private partnership.
Strengthening trade relationships with the European Union topped the agenda for discussions between Premier Robert Ghiz and Ambassador Mathias Brinkmann of the European Union to Canada. The European Union is Prince Edward Islandís second most important trading partner, accounting for approximately 10 percent of international exports.
The Province of Prince Edward Island will host the 2013 Heads of Mission Economic Mission from May 14 to May 16 which draws together diplomatic, consular and trade representatives from more than 60 countries.
Premier Robert Ghiz and Health and Wellness Minister Doug Currie recently led a group of five Island bioscience companies and organizations to the 2013 BIO International Convention to promote Prince Edward Island's emerging bioscience sector.
Premier Robert Ghiz has announced new funding to support efforts to recognize and celebrate the 150th anniversary of the historic Charlottetown Conference in 2014 and assist in major renovations to the Confederation Centre of the Arts.