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July 12, 2006

Six new works have been added to the Provincial Art Bank as a result of the newly-developed...

Ministers Make Two Infrastructure Announcements
July 6, 2006

The City of Charlottetown, Pat and the Elephant and 26 Island municipalities received funding...

Financing Available to Maintain and Restore Heritage Properties
July 4, 2006

The Board of Governors of Museum and Heritage Prince Edward Island are pleased to announce...

Minimum Wage Will Increase Effective April 1, 2007
June 28, 2006

The minimum wage on Prince Edward Island will increase from $7.15 to $7.50 per hour on April...

PEI Heritage Passports for Provincial Museum Sites Presented to Students
June 16, 2006

During the week of June 19 to June 23, about 16,000 elementary and intermediate school children...

Provincial Reading Program Encourages Students To Enjoy Summer Reading
June 14, 2006

During the summer of 2005, nearly two million books were read by 200,000 children in Canada...

Bring Hockeyville Home
June 7, 2006

Elmer MacFadyen, Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs, is encouraging Islanders to support...

Increased Access to French Language Health Information Books Now Available
June 6, 2006

A large collection of new French-language books dealing with a range of health issues is now...

Orwell Corner Opens with Three Heritage Designations
June 6, 2006

When the Orwell Corner Historic Village opened to the public for the season recently, three...

Government Presents $4.9 Million to City for Upgrading Wastewater and Sludge Treatment Facilities
June 2, 2006

Premier Pat Binns and Community and Cultural Affairs Minister Elmer MacFadyen recently presented...

First Prince Edward Island Book Award Presented to Island Author
June 1, 2006

Catherine Edward of Belfast is the winner of the first P.E.I. Book Award for her book, The...

Two Properties Receive Heritage Designation
May 23, 2006

The Honourable Elmer MacFadyen, Minister of Community and Cultural Affairs, announced the...

Provincial Historica Heritage Fair Will Celebrate Student Achievements
May 17, 2006

Throughout the past few months, students in Prince Edward Island have been researching and...

Finalists for the First PEI Book Award Released
May 16, 2006

Community and Cultural Affairs Minister Elmer MacFadyen today announced the six finalists...

Ministers Respond to By-Law Enforcement Statements
May 12, 2006

Community and Cultural Affairs Minister Elmer MacFadyen and Attorney General Mildred Dover...

Let's Get PEI Active
May 11, 2006

Islanders of all ages and fitness levels will be encouraged once again to get active, as...

ArtsSmarts Celebrations Planned Throughout the Province
May 9, 2006

Thirteen ArtsSmarts projects at schools throughout the province are winding down, and students...

Campaign Launched Today to Improve Literacy
May 5, 2006

A major campaign was launched today to increase awareness of literacy and to engage Islanders...

Provincial Library Service Introduces French Language Abbycat
May 3, 2006

The Provincial Library Service is offering a French language version of the online catalogue...

Tyne Valley Library Moves to the Banks of the Trout River
April 27, 2006

With twice as much floor space and more room where staff can operate a wide variety of programs...

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