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Continuing the Stimulus Capital Budget
November 27, 2009

The 2009 Capital Budget is a continuation of government’s plan to stimulate the Island economy...

Provincial Budgeting on Target
November 20, 2009

The Province’s budget is projected to be on target in the 2nd quarter forecast, says Provincial...

Nova Scotia Decision Results in Province Dropping KENO
October 2, 2009

Nova Scotia’s recent decision to discontinue the KENO lottery game has led Prince Edward Island...

Province Announces Additional Funding for Harness Racing Industry
August 13, 2009

As Old Home Week begins, the provincial government is providing a financial boost to the harness...

2008 Annual Statistical Review Provides a Comprehensive Picture of Life on the Island
July 7, 2009

Islanders can now pick up their copies of the 35th edition of the Province of Prince Edward...

More Seniors now Eligible for Property Tax Deferral Program
June 8, 2009

Government has increased the income limits on a property tax deferral program for seniors.<...

Budget 2009-2010 Investing in Islanders
April 16, 2009

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan today tabled Prince Edward Island’s Budget for 2009-2010...

Three Convicted under Harsher Tobacco Tax Act, Ordered to Pay Nearly Half a Million Dollars in Fines
March 11, 2009

Three men have been convicted under the Province’s Tobacco Tax Act and ordered to pay nearly...

Public Accounts Reveal Province’s Finances for 2007/2008 Better than Anticipated
January 26, 2009

Public Accounts for the fiscal year 2007/2008 are complete, and they indicate the books for...

Minister Sheridan Pleased with Moody’s Rating
January 21, 2009

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan says he’s very pleased that bond rating firm Moody’s has...

Computers for Communities Initiative to Help Island Community Groups Stay Connected
December 19, 2008

Not-for-profit community groups and charitable organizations across the Island can now receive...

Minister Sheridan Encouraged by Meeting with Federal, Provincial and Territorial Finance Ministers
December 18, 2008

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan says he was encouraged by this week’s meeting with his federal...

Minister Sheridan to Introduce Legislation to Increase Threshold for Senior Citizen Real Property Tax Deferral Program
December 11, 2008

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan announced that he will introduce legislation to increase...

Minister Sheridan Offers Condolences on the Death of Paul MacDonald
December 8, 2008

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan, Minister Responsible for Harness Racing, offered his condolences...

Five-year Capital Budget to Invest More than $500 Million to Stimulate Island Economy
November 28, 2008

Today, Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan presented a comprehensive five-year Capital Budget...

Beth Gaudet is New Provincial Tax Commissioner
November 18, 2008

Today, Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan announced that Beth Gaudet has assumed the role of...

Provincial Treasurer Releases Second Quarter Update for Financial Year 2008/2009 with the Progress Report on the PEI Economy
November 13, 2008

Today, Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan released the Second Quarter Update for the financial...

Minister Sheridan Discusses Economy/ Equalization with Federal and Provincial Counterparts
November 3, 2008

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan, along with his counterparts from across the country, today...

Standard & Poor's Affirms Island's "A" Rating
October 23, 2008

Standard and Poor’s Rating Services today affirmed its ratings, including its 'A' long-term...

Minister Sheridan Unveils Province’s First Responsible Gaming Strategy
September 29, 2008

Provincial Treasurer Wes Sheridan unveiled the Island’s first responsible gaming strategy...

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