Islanders encouraged to nominate a senior for a Senior Islander of the Year Award
L to R: Premier MacLauchlan, Jeannie Connolly, Minister Mundy, Louise MacLeod (2015 recipient), Mary Hughes, Chair of PEI Seniors' Secretariat.
Nominations are now being accepted for the Prince Edward Island Seniors’ Secretariat, Senior Islanders of the Year Awards, said Minister of Family and Human Services and Minister Responsible for Seniors Tina Mundy.
Canada and P.E.I. announce investment of $1.35 million for affordable housing
Tina Mundy, Minister of Family and Human Services and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown.
The Governments of Canada and Prince Edward Island will invest $1.35 million over the next three years for affordable housing across the province. An additional seventy five units will be funded through rent supplements and will benefit low income seniors, families, non-senior singles, persons with disabilities and those with mental health issues.
Reading together to build healthy relationships
Family and Human Services Minister Tina Mundy with Jennifer Howard, Children's Librarian at the Confederation Centre Public Library and Ann Sherman of the Premier's Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention
A recent book donation will help families foster healthy relationships by learning and reading together.
Premiers Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention Release Strategy
The Premiers Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention released details of their new strategy today. From left to right: Ann Sherman, Chair, Dr. Wendy Verhoek-Oftedahl, and Jane Ledwell.
International Day for Persons with Disabilities celebrated
Minister Currie presents the first Champion for Inclusion award to Tony Welsh and Ellen Carol and Marla Haines from ACT Theatre Group.
The Disability Advisory Council has created the Champion for Inclusion Award to recognize those who promote opportunities for persons with disabilities.