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Governments take action to help Islanders get jobs faster
Governments of Canada and PEI take action to help Islanders get jobs faster
(L-R): Community Services and Seniors Minister Valerie E. Docherty; Federal Fisheries and Oceans Minister Gail Shea; Innovation and Advanced Learning Minister Allen Roach.

The Government of Canada announced nearly $4 million in funding to PEI for two projects that will help young people and newcomers find work in their fields. The governments also renewed two agreements that will connect Islanders with disabilities and older workers to available jobs.

Storyboard contest theme: What is a healthy relationship?
Family Violence Prevention Storyboard Contest
Teachers across the province are encouraging Island students to become engaged in discussions about healthy relationships.

The Premier's Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention Youth Engagement Working Group is inviting submissions for the 2014-15 storyboard contest from students in Grades four through nine to support the theme What is a healthy relationship?

Premierís Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention
Ann Sherman, Chairperson of the Premier''''s Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention
Ann Sherman, chairperson of the Premierís Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention.

Ann Sherman will lead the Premier's Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention for the next five years. The committee's goal is to increase awareness, education and community engagement to help end family violence in Prince Edward Island.

Seniors Home Repair Program grant increase
Seniors Home Repair
Seniors Home Repair Program increased.

Increases to the lifetime grant for the Seniors Home Repair Program will give eligible Island seniors extra support to remain in their homes longer.

Book talk and donation highlights resilience of abuse survivors
Lived Through This: Listening to the Stories of Sexual Violence Survivors
(L to R): Minister of Community Services and Seniors, Valerie Docherty; Minister of Tourism and Culture, Robert Henderson; Dr. Wendy Verhoek-Oftedahl from the Provincial Child Sexual Abuse Advisory Committee.

The Provincial Child Sexual Abuse Advisory Committee recently donated copies of Anne Reamís book, Lived Through This: Listening to the Stories of Sexual Violence Survivors, to public libraries across Prince Edward Island.

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