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Province announces more financial support for Islanders
To ensure that no Islander is left behind due to the impact of COVID-19, the Province of Prince Edward Island today announced additional financial benefits to support small businesses, the self-employed and employees. “Our economy runs through the hard work and perseverance of Islanders,” said...
Province announces initial supports for Island’s most vulnerable
Premier King today announced initial investments to support the Island’s most vulnerable. “This is an unprecedented time in our province which calls for an immediate response. We recognize that Islanders are being impacted greatly by COVID-19 and the measures in place to mitigate the virus. We have...
Premier announces initial financial support, declares public health emergency
Premier Dennis King today announced an initial $25 million Emergency Contingency Fund to support Island workers, including the self-employed, and small businesses who are affected by COVID-19. “We know the decisions that we are making today as Cabinet and as a government are significant; however...
March 15, 2020 - Premier King speaks with Charlottetown Mayor
Today, Premier Dennis King spoke by phone with Charlottetown Mayor Phillip Brown to discuss ongoing coordination and readiness with the potential impacts of COVID-19 in the province. Premier King updated the mayor on provincial efforts to respond to both health and non-health related impacts of...
Premier establishes special cabinet committees in response to COVID-19
Premier Dennis King today established three special cabinet committees as part of government’s response efforts to address the impacts of COVID-19 in the province. The special cabinet committees are focused on responding to the community and economic challenges being created by COVID-19, ensuring...
Statement from the Premier on COVID-19
Premier Dennis King issued the following statement today related to COVID-19 and his personal travel: “We continue to see the growing impact of COVID-19 day by day and appreciate the significant impact it is having on Island families, my own included. Like many Islanders, my family and I had...
Young Islanders to help shape the future of PEI
Premier King announced today that he is re-establishing the Premier’s Youth Council to ensure that young Islanders continue to play an important role in shaping the future of the province. The Premier’s Youth Council will provide advice to the premier and ministers on government policies, programs...