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Prince Edward Island 2016 Tourism indicators.
Snowmobilers are getting out and enjoying winter adventures on the former rail line stretching from Tignish in the west, to Elmira in the east. The Prince Edward Island Snowmobile Association leases the Confederation Trail from the provincial government from December until March, under a 10 year...
Frontier Power Systems owner Carl Brothers knew his Island company needed more manufacturing space to keep up with growing demand for its wind turbine blades. So today, Brothers and the province of Prince Edward Island announced that the company will expand into the former Georgetown Timber Yard. ...
Memberships to the Prince Edward Island Museum and Heritage Foundation are available to purchase year round and are valid for one year from date of purchase., What is included with my membership?, A, Regular, ($35 plus HST),, Senior/Student, ($30 plus HST), and, Family, ($50 plus HST) annual...
A former Montague resident, Elizabeth Reynolds Boyd has always been looking for a way to give back to her home province. The respected naval architect and owner of Nautican Research and Development joined Premier Wade MacLauchlan and Babcock Canada Vice President Jake Jacobson to announce a new...
A history of the minimum wage in Prince Edward Island.
Where employees are not members of a labour union, the , Employment Standards Act, sets out the requirements for paid vacation. If an employee is employed by the same employer for less than eight years, the, Employment Standards Act, says that employers must give every employee: a vacation of two...
Some employers in PEI pay employees by the amount they produce and not by the hour. This arrangement is called “piecework”. An employer cannot pay an employee less for piecework than that employee would have earned at the minimum wage for the number of hours worked. This information is meant to...
Tips and gratuities are the property of the employee who earned them and no employer can require an employee to share a tip or gratuity with that employer. In addition, an employer can not pass on any administrative charges to an employee. An employer, however, can adopt a policy of pooling tips...