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A general election has been called in Prince Edward Island for April 3, 2023. Throughout the election period, government services will remain available as always, but advertising and communications activities, and updates to our website, will be limited. This includes web content and social media...
Is it compost, waste or recyclable?
Tips for sorting waste, Christmas Cards, Packaging and Gift Wrapping Items, Wrapping paper usually goes in compost (don’t worry about a little bit of tape) but foil and cellophane goes in waste. Box board (gift boxes, etc.) goes in compost, not recyclable. Corrugated cardboard boxes are recyclable...
Prince Edward Island celebrates Treaty Day
Today is the fourth year of recognizing October 1 as Treaty Day, an important step in the Province’s commitment to reconciliation with the PEI Mi’kmaq. Due to Hurricane Fiona and ongoing recovery efforts, public events for Treaty Day have been cancelled. This significant day celebrates the...
Province observes National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
Today is National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, also known as Orange Shirt Day . Due to Hurricane Fiona and ongoing recovery efforts, public events recognizing the importance of the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation have been cancelled. The National Day for Truth and Reconciliation is...
Ways for Island residents to recognize National Day for Truth and Reconciliation
September 30th is the National Day for Truth and Reconciliation, a statutory holiday to remember the history of residential schools and to honour the lives lost, the survivors and their families. Due to Hurricane Fiona and ongoing recovery efforts, public events recognizing the importance of the...
Ministers work together to strengthen intergovernmental cooperation for the benefit of the Canadian Francophonie
The ministers responsible for the Canadian Francophonie concluded two days of work during which important issues to Francophone and Acadian communities were discussed. Motivated by the desire to develop more government services in French and to promote the Canadian Francophonie, the ministers made...
Government boards welcome more members
Islanders are very involved with their communities as they continue to share experiences and knowledge through provincial government agencies, boards and commissions. Last month,17 people were appointed or reappointed to five government boards. “We are thankful for all the Islanders who have...
Recipients of the Anti-Racism Microgrants
The province’s Anti-Racism Table is pleased to announce the recipients of the Anti-Racism Microgrant funding initiative launched earlier in February. Applications were accepted until March 4, 2022. There are 15 recipients, organizations and individuals, who will address racism on Prince Edward...
New Anti-Racism Microgrant initiative to support important community-led projects
The province’s Anti-Racism Table is helping to support community-led anti-racism work through the new Anti-Racism Microgrant funding initiative launched today. “If we are to truly move the mark and foster meaningful and sustainable progress to address racism in our province, we must all work...
PEI Vax Pass QR code now available to download
Island residents can now access the PEI Vax Pass QR code proof of vaccination record to prepare themselves for the full implementation of the PEI Vax Pass Program at the end of this month. The PEI Vax Pass features a unique QR code with the individual’s authenticated COVID-19 record of vaccination...