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Community Inclusions to Construct New House in Alberton for People with Intellectual Disabilities
May 11, 2009

Eight affordable housing units for persons with intellectual disabilities will soon be constructed...

Minister of Social Services and Seniors Introduces New Initiatives in Response to Final Report of Disability Services Review Committee
May 8, 2009

Prince Edward Islandís Minister of Social Services and Seniors is responding to the final...

Department of Social Services and Seniors Provides $2500 Grant to Hillsborough Helping Hands Teen Drop-in Group
April 7, 2009

A community drop-in group for teens in the Hillsborough neighbourhood of Charlottetown will...

Minister Doug Currie Exploring All Options to Assist Idle Wheels Community
March 27, 2009

The Minister of Social Services and Seniors, Doug Currie, is exploring all options to assist...

March is a Time to Celebrate Prince Edward Islandís Social Workers
March 24, 2009

As social workers across Canada celebrate their profession this month, Social Services and...

As Spring Arrives, Minister Currie Thanks Salvation Army for Keeping Islanders Warm Over the Winter
March 23, 2009

As winter nears its end, Prince Edward Islandís Minister of Social Services and Seniors is...

PEI Seniorsí Secretariat Hosts Discussion on Healthy Aging and Developing Age-Friendly Communities
March 11, 2009

The Prince Edward Island Seniorsí Secretariat is bringing together seniorsí advocates, municipal...

Seniorsí Issues in Spotlight at New Island Seniors Research Forum
March 5, 2009

Policy-makers, researchers, community groups and seniorsí advocates are coming together on...

Cancer, COPD, Osteoporosis Drugs Added to Formulary as Province Begins Modernization of Drug Programs
February 19, 2009

Prince Edward Islandís drug programs are undergoing a complete modernization review and, as...

Minister Doug Currie Thanks Rotary Club of Hillsborough for Donation to Salvation Army Fuel Program
January 30, 2009

The Minister of Social Services and Seniors today congratulated the Rotary Club of Hillsborough...

Prince Edward Island, Government of Canada and Local Aboriginal Organizations Partner to Build New Off-Reserve Housing
January 16, 2009

New affordable housing will be constructed in Charlottetown later this year for low-income...

Province Recognizes Community Spirit of P.E.I. Petroleum Marketerís Association
January 12, 2009

The Minister of Social Services and Seniors today congratulated the P.E.I. Petroleum Marketer...

Minister Currie Recognizes Life and Advocacy Work of Kay Reynolds
December 19, 2008

Prince Edward Island's Minister of Social Services and Seniors today offered condolences to...

Bedford MacDonald Homeless Shelter Receives $12,000 in Assistance from the Province
December 16, 2008

The Department of Social Services and Seniors today provided one-time funding of $12,000 to...

Prince Edward Island Government Helps Families Save for People With Disabilities
December 4, 2008

Families of people with disabilities will be able to take advantage of new Registered Disability...

Provincial Departments and Community Groups Work Together to Help Ease the Burden of Energy Prices
December 3, 2008

The Government of Prince Edward Island is making a $200,000 donation to the Salvation Army...

Test Strips Now Covered for People With Diabetes Who Use Insulin
November 13, 2008

Islanders who use insulin to manage their diabetes will have assistance in covering the cost...

National Seniors Safety Week Focuses on Keeping Older Drivers Alert and Safe
November 5, 2008

Older drivers are being encouraged to be aware of age-related changes that may affect their...

Minister Currie Calls on New Health Minister to Support Catastrophic Drug Strategy
October 31, 2008

Prince Edward Islandís Minister of Health, Social Services and Seniors is urging the new federal...

Minister Currie Joins Provinces and Territories in Calling for a Federal Affordable Housing Strategy
October 9, 2008

Prince Edward Island and the rest of Canada face critical shortages of affordable housing,...

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