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Atlantic Premiers call for delay of implementation of federal Clean Fuel Regulations
Atlantic Premiers call on the federal government to delay implementation of new Clean Fuel Regulations until a plan can be developed to address the disproportionate impact of the regulations on Atlantic Canadians. The Council of Atlantic Premiers met virtually yesterday with the federal Minister of...
Statement by Premier King on the Swearing-In of Members of the 67th General Assembly
Hon. Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, issued the following statement on the swearing-in of the Members of the 67 th General Assembly: “Today is an exciting day for the new MLAs, but also for those who are returning to the House. It’s a tremendous privilege and honour to serve as a...
Statement by Premier King on the election of Speaker for the Legislative Assembly
Hon. Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, issued the following statement regarding the election of Hon. Darlene Compton as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly: “I want to extend my congratulations to Hon. Darlene Compton, MLA for Belfast – Murray River, on being elected as Speaker of the...
Premier King announces Government Caucus leadership positions
Today, Hon. Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, announced Government Caucus leadership positions that will provide support Government in moving their agenda forward. “Our team has renewed perspective and energy and is excited to continue to work on delivering solutions for Islanders....
Throne Speech signals King Government to put a focus on healthcare, housing, and affordability measures for Islanders
The first session of the Sixty-seventh General Assembly of Prince Edward Island opened today with the reading of the Speech from the Throne by Her Honour, Antoinette Perry, Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island. The speech outlines that the re-elected King Government will continue to invest...
National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls
May 5 is National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG). It is a day to bring awareness and to recognize and honour the lost lives of Indigenous women and girls. “Today we reflect on and honour the lives of Indigenous women, girls and 2SLGBTQQIA+ people that...
Coronation of King Charles III
The historic Coronation of His Majesty King Charles III will take place May 6 at Westminster Abbey, London, United Kingdom. His Majesty will be crowned alongside The Queen Consort. His Majesty the King first visited Prince Edward Island as Prince of Wales in 1983 and traveled to the Island again...
Atlantic Physician Register Launches
The Atlantic Physician Register will launch today, May 1, in the four Atlantic provinces. National Physicians' Day is celebrated in Canada on May 1. Atlantic Physicians will now be able to practice in any other Atlantic province by opting in to the Atlantic Physician Registry. This new...
PEI to benefit from Atlantic Registry physician licensing partnership
Starting today, physicians primarily practicing in Atlantic Canada can now more seamlessly obtain licenses to practice in all four provinces via the Atlantic Registry, creating greater ease of mobility for physicians within the region when opportunities arise. Announced in February 2023 by the...
Anti-Racism Microgrant available for community-led projects
The province’s Anti-Racism Table is supporting community-led Anti-Racism work through another round of Anti-Racism Microgrant funding for 2023. “The Government of PEI saw the amazing community work, which resulted from the Anti-Racism Microgrants and it was important for us to renew this funding...