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Hon. Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island issued the following statement on the passing of Keptin John Joe Sark: “A passionate defender of indigenous culture, John Joe Sark spent his life as a builder of bridges. As a Keptin of the Mi’Kmaq Nation, he worked to teach history and promote...
Hon. Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island issued the following statement after having a call with Santa Claus and Doug Newson, Chief Executive Officer of the Charlottetown Airport: “Early this morning I spoke with Santa Claus to review our annual checklist to ensure that Santa can arrive...
Atlantic Premiers met virtually to continue their discussion on health care priorities and sustainable regional growth. As Chair of the Council of Atlantic Premiers, Premier Tim Houston of Nova Scotia welcomed Premier Blaine Higgs of New Brunswick, Premier Dennis King of Prince Edward Island and...
Hon. Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island issued the following statement on Acadian Remembrance Day: “Today is Acadian Remembrance Day, a solemn day for the Acadian and Francophone community, as we commemorate the lost lives of Acadians who were displaced. On December 13, 1758, the ship,...
The Government of Prince Edward Island recently entered into a Treaty Education Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Epekwitk Assembly of Councils, represented by Chief Junior Gould of Abegweit First Nation and Chief Darlene Bernard of Lennox Island First Nation. “We are pleased to sign this...
To mark the 70th anniversary of the accession to the Throne of Queen Elizabeth II, the Province established the Queen Elizabeth II Platinum Jubilee Medal. Queen Elizabeth II passed on September 8, 2022, as Canada’s longest reigning Sovereign and the first to celebrate a platinum jubilee. The Queen...
The Government of Prince Edward Island will be providing additional financial assistance to thousands of Islanders coping with increases in the cost of living, by providing an inflationary support payment to be distributed in January 2023 with the federal HST rebate. The support will include: A $...
More Islanders are engaging with their communities and sharing their experiences by participating in provincial government agencies, boards and commissions. There were 19 people appointed to four government boards in September. “Islanders are making a difference by contributing to the province...
Two primary care access clinics added to provide additional options for accessing health care services
The province is expanding care for people who don’t have a primary care provider by opening two clinics for patients who cannot see a health care provider through virtual care because they require an in-person appointment. Since 2020, people without a primary care provider have been able to access...
Over $8 Million Dollars in financial incentives launched to retain healthcare professionals and stabilize the healthcare workforce on Prince Edward Island
Today, the Honourable Dennis King, Premier of Prince Edward Island, and the Honourable Ernie Hudson, Minister of Health and Wellness announced over $8 Million dollars in financial incentives to encourage healthcare providers to continue to work in the healthcare system in addition to filling key...