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Celebrate an important milestone in 2014, as we mark the 150th Anniversary of the 1864 Charlottetown Conference.  More...
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2014 Canada Day bigger and more spectacular than ever
Lieutenant Governor Lewis, Minister Henderson, Mayor Lee and Penny Walsh-McGuire unveil Canada Day 2014

Canada Day 2014 Celebrations include Barenaked Ladies; Classified; Tegan & Sara; George Canyon; Roch Voisine; David Myles, and the multicultural musical production, DRUM.The Concert for Canada is a free family event taking place from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Charlottetown Event Grounds.

Montague waterfront becoming a cultural destination
Montague Waterfront
Government funding attracts local artists to Montague waterfront.

Combined federal and provincial funding will allow the Town of Montague to revitalize the south side of the local waterfront. Plans include establishing a gallery and studio for local artisans, developing an art trail and installing a promenade along the trail.

Japanese TV series sparks interest in PEI
Green Gables House
Japanese tourists showing new interest in visiting PEI

A TV series in Japan about the woman who translated Anne of Green Gables to Japanese has renewed interest in PEI as a tourist destination. PEI Tourism will partner with NHK, Air Canada, event organizers in Japan, and the Canadian Tourism Commission to capitalize on this marketing opportunity.

Ballad of Stompin’ Tom on 2014 Harbourfront Theatre stage
theatre and government officials
Ministers Shea and Henderson announce 2014 funding with Catherine O’Brien and Kieran Keller of Harbourfront Theatre

ACOA funding allows Harbourfront Theatre to plan for the future, make theatre improvements and develop a musical story of our Canadian icon. Ballad of Stompin' Tom opens Saturday, June 28.

PEI Liquor Commission supports Cancer Society campaign
Daffodil campaign
Shelley Smallman, PEILCC O’Leary, pins a daffodil on Minister Henderson with Alana Sprague, Canadian Cancer Society, PEI Division

Daffodil pins are available for a $2 donation in all PEI Liquor corporate retail outlets during April. The bright yellow lapel pin is a symbol of strength and courage supporting those living with cancer.

Island Prosperity Strategy

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