Prince Edward Island News

The Prince Edward Island News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. The Government of Canada and the Government of Prince Edward Island have reached an agreement on an extension to the Canada–Prince Edward Island Early Learning and Child Care Agreement.
  2. Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Cardigan, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont; the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, and the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced funding for nine green and community infrastructure projects across the province.
  3. Joint federal and provincial funding will invest in upgrades to nine green and community infrastructure projects across Prince Edward Island. These will support greener, healthier and more accessible communities.
  4. Today, Bobby Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and John Smallwood, Executive Director of Community Connections Inc., announced funding to upgrade and expand Community Connections, a facility to provide support services to adults with intellectual disabilities in Summerside, Prince Edward Island.
  5. Today, Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Joel Dennis, Tremploy Inc. Executive Director, announced funding for a new facility to provide vocational training and support services to adults with intellectual disabilities in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.
  6. Today, the Honourable Patty Hajdu, Canada’s Minister of Health, and the Honourable Ernie Hudson, Minister of Health and Wellness for the Government of Prince Edward island, announced the signing of the first agreement to accelerate the implementation of national universal pharmacare.
  7. Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement regarding new infrastructure for Prince Edward Island with Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Tremploy representatives.
  8. Targeted ACOA support for Prince Edward Island’s air ecosystem will help maintain jobs, re-establish regional connections
  9. Today, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence and Member of Parliament for Cardigan; the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of the Joint Interparliamentary Council and Member of Parliament for Malpeque; Robert Morrissey, Member of Parliament for Egmont, on behalf of the Honourable Maryam Monsef, Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, and the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced funding for road upgrades across the province.
  10. Government of Canada to announce support to enhance Prince Edward Island’s public drug coverage
  11. Canadians everywhere are feeling the impact of COVID-19; on their families, their livelihoods and their way of life. Together, Canada and Prince Edward Island are working to reduce the impact of the pandemic, ensure health and safety, rebuild businesses, and promote job creation, growth and investment.
  12. New UPEI research centre in St. Peters Bay set to open fall 2021
  13. Today, the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, announced that the Government of Canada is investing $4.8 million dollars to help renew the harbours in the Prince and Queens counties.
  14. Today, the Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, the Honourable Lawrence MacAulay, on behalf of the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities , the Honourable Catherine McKenna, along with the Honourable James Aylward, Prince Edward Island Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced that Prince Edward Island has received a top-up payment of $16.5 million in addition to its 2021–22 fiscal year allocation of more than $17 million through the Canada Community-Building Fund (CCBF). This top-up doubles the amount of money that Prince Edward Island communities received through the program in 2020-21, enabling them to carry out infrastructure projects that support the well-being of their residents.
  15. Le gouvernement du Canada alloue un montant total de 17 250 000 $ à l’Île-du-Prince-Édouard dans le cadre du Fonds pour le développement des collectivités du Canada. Ce montant comprend plus de 9,7 millions de dollars pour les 59 collectivités suivantes.
  16. Nordic Spa to be first of its kind in Prince Edward Island
  17. Today, Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced funding for two active transportation projects across the province and one recreation project at the Lucy Maud Montgomery Park in Cavendish.
  18. On behalf of the Honourable Bernadette Jordan, Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard, the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, Prince Edward Island (P.E.I.), will announce details of the Government of Canada’s plan to improve small craft harbours in this region of P.E.I. Photo opportunities will be available for media in attendance.
  19. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, was in Fredericton to highlight how Atlantic Canada will benefit from the Government of Canada’s Jobs and Growth Fund.
  20. The Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Deputy Prime Minister and Federal Minister of Finance, was in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, to highlight the Government of Canada’s recently launched $500-million Tourism Relief Fund.
  21. The Government of Canada, the Northwest Territories, and the provinces of Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island, Newfoundland and Labrador and British Columbia are pleased total funding of $8,596,200 for eight projects. The non-repayable Canadian Fish and Seafood Opportunities Fund (CFSOF) contributions will fund essential market research, consumer research and domestic and international marketing strategies.
  22. Planting in Prince Edward Island National Park Underway as Part of Canada’s Two Billion Tree Commitment