Canada 150: 150 Years, 150 Surprises

150 Years; 150 Surprises

Canada 150 logoDuring Canada's 150th birthday, we want to tell the world what makes Prince Edward Island and Islanders special.

  • In 1864, the first co-operative bank in Canada was organized in South Rustico.
  • 1.8 million kilograms of Prince Edward Island lobster is shipped to China each year.

  • The top honour in harness racing in Canada is the O’Brien Awards, named for Joe O’Brien of Alberton.

We are very close to reaching a goal of 150 surprises about Prince Edward Island.

What else will surprise the world about Prince Edward Island?

Published date: 
June 26, 2017