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January 2, 2001
For immediate release

2001 Lineup of "ISLAND FOCUS" to Begin January 10

Provincial Treasury

The 2001 season of ISLAND FOCUS will kick off Wednesday, January 10, at 8:00 pm on EastLink Community Television (Channel 10). ISLAND FOCUS is the provincial government's community outreach television program featuring people, places and programs of Prince Edward Island.

The January 10 broadcast of ISLAND FOCUS will include stories about the growth of PEI Business Parks, the Cultural Development program for Island artists and groups, provincial sales tax on out-of-province purchases, and details of the lobster larval survey.

The 2001 grand prize for FOCUS TRIVIA is green fees for four at the Mill River Golf Course provided by Tourism PEI. Viewers of ISLAND FOCUS are invited to submit trivia answers for the chance to win weekly prizes as well as the grand prize. The grand prize draw will take place on June 6, 2001 and will be announced during the season finale on June 20, 2001. The winner of the 2000 grand prize draw of a basket of PEI food and beverage products, valued at $300, was Dominique Case of Summerside, PEI.

ISLAND FOCUS airs Wednesdays at 8:00 p.m. on EastLink Community Television (Channel 10). Repeat broadcasts air Mondays at 7:00 p.m. Visit the ISLAND FOCUS website at to monitor the weekly program guide, view segments on-line, enter weekly trivia contests and send feedback about the program.

For more information, please contact (902) 368-6322 or send a message to

Media Contact: Island Information Service
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