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Government of Prince Edward Island News

Published August 24, 2022

Prince Edward Island receives 2022 Skift IDEA Award for pandemic response

Minister of Economic Growth, Tourism and Culture, Hon. Bloyce Thompson congratulates the Tourism Industry Association of Prince Edward Island and Tourism PEI for receiving a 2022 Skift IDEA Award for the Safe Haven program.

Published June 10, 2022

New members on Tourism PEI Board

The Tourism PEI Board of Directors welcomed three new members this month.

Published February 8, 2022

PEI unveils transition plan to ease public health measures

Chief Public Health Officer, Dr. Heather Morrison, has announced Prince Edward Island’s plan to ease existing public health measures related to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published January 27, 2022

Province offers support grant for small businesses

The province is launching a new support grant for small businesses that have been impacted by the public health restrictions.

Published January 7, 2022

Province extends COVID-19 financial supports

The province is extending the COVID-19 Emergency Payment for Workers Program and the Emergency Income Relief Program for the Self-Employed to help Islanders get through the continued public health measures.

Published November 3, 2021

Minimum wage to increase

Prince Edward Island’s minimum wage will increase by 70 cents to $13.70 per hour on April 1, 2022.

Tourism PEI News

Published April 26, 2022

Turo launches in time for 2022 tourism season

Canada’s largest car sharing company, Turo, is launching in Prince Edward Island just in time for this year’s peak tourism season. Island small business owners and individuals can now signup at Turo.com to earn extra income…

Published April 14, 2022

Island Walk Recruiting Transporation Partners

Island Trails is recruiting accommodation and transportation partners for the Island Walk for 2022.

Published January 12, 2022

A 425-mile Walking Route Opened In Canada

A 435-mile Walking Route Opened in Canada — and It Comes With Spectacular Views, Seafood Stops, and Charming Small Towns

Published November 2, 2021

Anne of Green Gables' return to Confederation Centre

Anne of Green Gables' return to Confederation Centre brings excitement for businesses, theatregoers

Published October 27, 2021

Charlottetown named host city for 2024 East Coast Music Awards

The East Coast Music Awards are set to return to P.E.I.'s capital in May 2024 for a five-day international event.

Published October 27, 2021

Luke Combs announced as 1st artist in return of Cavendish Beach Music Festival

After a two-year absence due to COVID-19 health restrictions, the Cavendish Beach Music Festival is moving forward with plans for its 12th year next July.

Published October 21, 2021

PEI’s new Island Walk, inspired by the Camino de Santiago

PEI’s new Island Walk, inspired by the Camino de Santiago, lets visitors travel the province entirely on foot

Published October 18, 2021

Ships ahoy! Cruise ships eye return to Charlottetown spring 2022

It's been about two years since cruise ships last docked in Charlottetown and now the local port authority is preparing for a comeback.