Biomass heat plants burn wood chips produced on PEI. In addition to saving money on fuel, the province is supporting a local industry, producing fewer greenhouse gas emissions, and reducing its dependence on imported fuels.
Since 2008, the provincial government invested more than $60 million to replace or repair 50 bridges across the province. Seven more bridges will be replaced during 2014-2015.
For the safety of all, drivers are asked to use caution when approaching areas where highway maintenance crews are repairing the damage caused by this most recent weather event.
New twelve-passenger, wheelchair-accessible vehicles will boost year-round transit service to persons with limited mobility.
The Department of Transportation, Insurance Bureau of Canada, and Hot 105.5 are again partnering on a campaign to remind Islanders not to text or talk on their phones while driving, which can be as dangerous as driving while impaired by alcohol or drugs.