June 8, 2001
For immediate release
Premier Pat Binns, Acting Provincial Treasurer is pleased to announce the release of the twenty-seventh edition of the Province of Prince Edward Island Annual Statistical Review on behalf of Pat Mella. The 2000 Review contains extensive and comprehensive socio-economic information for Prince Edward Island. The Minister noted that the statistics in the Annual Review illustrate record highs for 2000 in many sectors of the economy, such as retail sales, manufacturing shipments and exports. He said that the report indicates that the provinces's economic performance in 2000 was strong.
The Review is widely distributed and provides a reference for government and the general public on a broad selection of information concerning Prince Edward Island such as economic indicators, the population, and the social situation. Copies may be obtained from the Island Information Service (telephone 1-902-368-4000, fax 1-902-368-5544).
Media Contact: Island Information Service