Prince Edward Island News

The Prince Edward Island News Centre offers you quick access to the provincial news of the day.
  1. Members of the media are invited to attend an important infrastructure announcement regarding COVID-19 response and active transportation for Central Prince Edward Island with Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, and the Honourable Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island.
  2. Joint federal and provincial funding through the Investing in Canada infrastructure plan will support seven healthcare and recreation infrastructure projects in Charlottetown. These investments will support healthier and more sustainable communities.
  3. 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 upgrades to healthcare and recreation facilities in Charlottetown.
  4. Members of the media are invited to attend an important virtual infrastructure announcement regarding healthcare and recreation infrastructure with 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.
  5. 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, and the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, announced funding for upgrades to four public facilities in Eastern Prince Edward Island.
  6. Joint federal and provincial funding will support upgrades to four public facilities in Eastern Prince Edward Island. These investments will support safer and more sustainable communities.
  7. Members of the media are invited to attend an important virtual infrastructure announcement regarding COVID-19 response for public infrastructure in Eastern PEI with 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, and the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure.
  8. Pituamkek (Hog Island) National Park Reserve
  9. Women’s organizations provide vital support to women and girls, helping them to be financially secure, live free from violence, and fully participate in all aspects of Canadian society. By investing in women’s organizations, the Government of Canada is helping ensure that women and their communities can prosper, now and in the future.
  10. Pituamkek (Hog Island) National Park Reserve
  11. Gudie Hutchings, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister for Women and Gender Equality and Rural Economic Development, and Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, will make an important announcement to support women’s organizations in Prince Edward Island.
  12. Tourism operators continue to demonstrate great resilience and innovation in the face of pandemic realities. The Government of Canada is investing in the sector to help Atlantic Canadian tourism organizations and operators develop new products and fresh approaches to delivering world-class tourism experiences.
  13. The Government of Canada is investing in the sector to help Atlantic Canadian tourism organizations and operators develop new products and fresh approaches to delivering world-class tourism experiences.
  14. Today, Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Bloyce Thompson, Minister of Justice and Public Safety; and the Honourable Natalie Jameson, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women, announced funding for upgrades to the Women’s unit of the Provincial Correctional Centre in Miltonvale.
  15. Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement regarding COVID-19 response infrastructure for Prince Edward Island with the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable Bloyce Thompson, Minister of Justice and Public Safety; and the Honourable Natalie Jameson, Minister Responsible for the Status of Women.
  16. Members of the media are invited to attend a virtual announcement of the winner of the ACOA Hull Design Efficiency Challenge.
  17. 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, along with the Honourable Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island and Abegweit First Nation Chief Roderick W. Gould Jr., announced funding for active transportation and social infrastructure for the Abegweit First Nation community.
  18. Members of the media are invited to attend an important announcement regarding active transportation and social infrastructure for the Abegweit First Nation with 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; the Honourable Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and Chief Roderick W. Gould Jr. of the Abegweit First Nation.
  19. Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency to continue delivering financial support to businesses impacted by COVID-19.
  20. Hog producers in Prince Edward Island (PEI) have been impacted by COVID-19 outbreaks and disease control measures at processing plants, and many producers are being forced to keep hogs on-farm beyond their standard lifecycle. This has resulted in extraordinary feed and maintenance costs which have put a financial strain on their operations.
  21. The Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Marie-Claude Bibeau,
  22. As the Canadian economy recovers from the impact of COVID-19, workers are facing new challenges. Residents of Prince Edward Island and all Canadians need access to training and employment supports to develop new skills and find good jobs.
  23. The Workforce Integration Fund is one of the targeted measures implemented by the Government of Prince Edward Island as a result of investments through the Workforce Development Agreements. To date, 14 innovative projects have been supported by the Fund. These include:
  24. Today, the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, along with the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure and Donna Butler, General Manager of the APM Centre, announced funding for upgrades to the APM Centre in Cornwall.
  25. Members of the media are invited to attend an important virtual announcement regarding recreational infrastructure for Prince Edward Island with the Honourable Wayne Easter, Member of Parliament for Malpeque, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities; the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure and Donna Butler, General Manager of the APM Centre.
  26. Today, Sean Casey, Member of Parliament for Charlottetown, on behalf of the Honourable Catherine McKenna, Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, along with the Honourable James Aylward, Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, and Shawn Murphy, Chairman of the Board for the Bell Aliant Centre, announced funding to upgrade MacLauchlan Arena at the Bell Aliant Centre to accommodate the 2023 Canada Winter Games.