Premiersí Task Force to support Chairís Initiative on Aging
By 2033, Canadians over 65 will represent almost one quarter of the population.
A new task force led by Premier Robert Ghiz will look at the social and economic impacts of Canada's aging population.
Collaboration on health care achieves results for Canadians
Work has focused on the priority areas of pharmaceuticals, appropriateness of care, and seniors care, including aging in place and early diagnosis and treatment of dementia.
Through work in their respective jurisdictions and their collaboration on the Health Care Innovation Working Group (HCIWG), Canada's Premiers have demonstrated their commitment to enhancing Canadiansí health care and achieving better value for money across health care systems.
Social Action Plan Progress Report released
The Social Action Plan Progress Report outlines collaborative efforts by government and community partners to reduce poverty.
The 2014 Progress Report on the Prince Edward Island Social Action Plan outlines activities of many government departments working together to strengthen supports to vulnerable Islanders.
Nomination call for Senior Islanders of the Year
To be eligible for the awards, nominees must be current residents of PEI, 65 years of age or older and willing to be nominated and participate in the award promotions.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2014 Prince Edward Island Senior Islanders of the Year Award. The deadline for nominations is July 15, 2014.
Working to end family violence
The Premierís Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention is a widely respected model for government and community collaboration on family violence prevention.
Executive Council has renewed a five-year mandate for the Premier's Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention.