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Today, the province announced that a Major Incident Readiness Team (MIRT) has been created, comprised of elected and government officials, to prepare for major events and emergencies that have the potential to impact the Island. This new team will work with Emergency Measures Organization (EMO),...
New changes to regulations under the, Renewable Energy Act, give the province clear authority to issue development permits for renewable energy developments. “We need to invest heavily in renewables, and our government is prepared to do that. We can’t wait multiple years to do the right thing for...
Statement by Premier Dennis King on the announcement of a replacement ferry being secured for 2024 and beyond
Hon. Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island issued the following statement following the announcement of a replacement ferry being secured for Northumberland Ferries Limited: “This is a welcomed announcement that will provide stability and consistency for our important transportation link...
Today, Honourable Cory Deagle, Minister of Fisheries, Tourism, Sport and Culture released the following statement: “Today’s announcement of a new ferry for Northumberland Ferries Limited is a step in the right direction to ensure a consistent, reliable ferry service for Prince Edward Island. I’m...
The last deliveries for the Children’s Summer Food Program will be on August 29 and August 31, 2023. Island families that have not yet registered for the program but would like to register for meals will need to do so by Wednesday, August 23 at 11:59 p.m. Anyone who is already registered for the...
Today the Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, Prince Edward Island Premier, Dennis King, federal Minister of Families, Children and Social Development, Jenna Sudds, and provincial Minister of Education and Early Years, Natalie Jameson joined the PEI Early Childhood Development Association (ECDA) to...
The Government of Prince Edward Island has signed a historic agreement with the Chiefs of Abegweit First Nation and Lennox Island First Nation for a housing project in Hillsborough Park, Charlottetown. The agreement will provide land and opportunities to address the housing needs of First Nations...
Community and not-for-profit organizations, and private developers can build new rental properties with provincial financial assistance. The Housing Challenge Fund pilot has been renewed to help fast-track new housing stock across the Island. With a 10 year 2 per cent interest rate over 25 years...
No Canadian should have to choose between paying for prescription drugs and putting food on the table. Unfortunately, many are faced with this impossible decision every day. The Government of Canada recognizes that for many Canadians, the cost of their medication is an additional barrier to...
Premier Dennis King announced today that nominations are open for the 2023 Joe Smallwood Recognition Award. The award is in memory of longtime horseman Joe Smallwood and was established to recognize individuals who have made a positive impact on the harness racing industry on Prince Edward Island...