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257 Press Releases
  • Published on May 14, 2022 - 00:49 GMT

    COVID-19 testing clinics schedule update beginning May 16, 2022

    CANADA, May 13 - Health PEI 16 Garfield Street PO Box 2000 Charlottetown, PE   C1A 7N8 Phone: 902-368-6130 Fax: 902-368-6136 healthpei@gov.pe.ca Your Health Privacy Media Inquiries Phone: 902-368-6135 Health PEI Board of Directors If you are experiencing a …

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  • Published on May 14, 2022 - 00:49 GMT

    ArtsSmarts projects roll out across Island schools

    CANADA, May 13 - Local artists are working collaboratively with Island teachers to enhance learning and engage students in new and creative ways.  There are 14 projects happening Island wide during the 18th year of ArtsSmarts, a national initiative that …

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  • Published on May 13, 2022 - 19:14 GMT

    New curriculum aims to ‘enrich the identity’ of PEI’s young Acadians and Francophones

    CANADA, May 12 - Students in PEI’s French schools and French immersion classes will be learning more about the history and stories of the Island’s Acadians when they return to school this fall. About 300 years’ worth of stories, in fact – thanks to the …

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  • Published on May 13, 2022 - 19:13 GMT

    Islanders 60 years and older among those now eligible for second booster dose of COVID-19 vaccine to increase protection

    CANADA, May 13 - Prince Edward Island is expanding eligibility for second booster doses of the COVID-19 vaccine to include all Islanders 60 years of age and older living in the community to increase their protection against COVID-19 and its variants.  The …

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  • Published on May 13, 2022 - 19:13 GMT

    Government boards welcome more members 

    CANADA, May 13 - 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 …

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  • Published on May 12, 2022 - 23:53 GMT

    New provincial supports available for PEI seed producers

    CANADA, May 12 - The provincial government is announcing new funding for a project to support seed potato producers in adapting to ongoing trade suspensions by planting soil-building crops. The Soil Building for Seed Producers Project is a $3 million …

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  • Published on May 12, 2022 - 17:39 GMT

    Donations to help Reach Foundation refurbish and recycle bikes for youth

    CANADA, May 12 - Government recently presented The Reach Foundation with a donation of $25,000 to assist them in setting up a bicycle refurbishing and recycling program.  The Reach Foundation is a safe, stigma free environment for youth who are …

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  • Published on May 10, 2022 - 20:40 GMT

    Health PEI introducing new day program for acute mental health patients

    CANADA, May 10 - Health PEI’s Mental Health and Addictions division is introducing a new 12-space acute day program and consolidating acute mental health care beds in order to help improve patient care and increase access to acute inpatient and psychiatry …

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  • Published on May 9, 2022 - 15:58 GMT

    May 9 to 15 is National Nursing Week #WeAnswerTheCall

    CANADA, May 9 - May 9 to 15 is National Nursing Week in Canada. Nurses play a pivotal role in the health care of Islanders, working tirelessly at every level of the health care system, be they Registered Nurses, Licensed Practical Nurses, or Nurse …

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  • Published on May 7, 2022 - 00:16 GMT

    PEI Book Awards 2022 short list

    CANADA, May 6 - The Island’s best published writing has been nominated for the 2022 Prince Edward Island Book Awards. The awards are presented every two years to recognize authors, editors, and book producers in the categories of fiction, nonfiction, …

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  • Published on May 7, 2022 - 00:16 GMT

    Changes to Special Leave Fund

    CANADA, May 6 - Changes have been made to the provincial COVID-19 Special Leave Fund to support Islanders now that federal Canada Recovery Sickness Benefit (CRSB) and the Canada Recovery Caregiving Benefit (CRCB), have expired. Previously, the provincial …

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  • Published on May 7, 2022 - 00:16 GMT

    Government providing property tax relief to Islanders

    CANADA, May 6 - The Government of Prince Edward Island is providing a one-time subsidy to offset the increase in 2022 provincial residential tax due to the 2021 Consumer Price Index (CPI). The Property Tax Subsidy will be administered through the …

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  • Published on May 6, 2022 - 01:07 GMT

    Moving forward on reinstating an elected school board

    CANADA, May 5 - The Province is fulfilling its commitment to reinstate an elected school board for the Public Schools Branch (PSB). Amendments to the Education Act were brought forward today in the provincial legislature. “Our children deserve a world- …

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  • Published on May 6, 2022 - 01:07 GMT

    Masks strongly recommended in indoor spaces and still required in high-risk areas; Legal requirement to isolate continues

    CANADA, May 5 - Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, strongly recommends that individuals continue to wear masks in indoor settings and reminds Islanders that masks are still required in high risk areas effective May 6, 2022. “Masks are an …

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  • Published on May 5, 2022 - 17:51 GMT

    National Day of Awareness for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls

    CANADA, May 5 - 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 …

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  • Published on May 4, 2022 - 20:29 GMT

    Wastewater collection to begin May 5th for COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2)

    CANADA, May 4 - Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, announces that wastewater collection to test for COVID-19 (SARS-Co V-2) will begin on May 5th, 2022 in Charlottetown and Summerside. Testing and monitoring wastewater (sewage) for the …

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  • Published on May 4, 2022 - 20:29 GMT

    Family Violence Prevention Week takes place May 9-15

    CANADA, May 4 - All Islanders are invited to participate in Family Violence Prevention Week May 9-15 to raise awareness and learn more about how to help prevent family violence.  This year’s theme is the Impact of Family Violence on Children and Youth. …

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  • Published on May 4, 2022 - 00:01 GMT

    Marking 100 years since some Island women won the right to vote

    CANADA, May 3 - May 3, 2022, marks the centennial of some women winning the right to vote in Prince Edward Island. After years of lobbying and advocating by Island suffragists, on May 3, 1922, many Island women were granted the right to vote in Prince …

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  • Published on May 2, 2022 - 19:57 GMT

    Potatoes join in on the burger fun

    CANADA, May 2 - As PEI Burger Love launches its 12th annual campaign, local burger creations will be joined at the table with a lot more PEI potatoes. This May, a special edition 'PEI Burger and Potato Love' sees participating restaurants …

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  • Published on April 29, 2022 - 13:39 GMT

    Happy National Physicians Day

    CANADA, April 29 - May 1 is National Physicians Day. On this day, we honour the leadership, service, and tireless work of physicians on Prince Edward Island. In the face of the now two-year-old pandemic, physicians have proven time and again to be selfless …

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