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