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News Government Manufacturing Economy General
April 23, 2020  

PEI planning to ease some COVID-19 restrictions in May

No new cases, leaving the provincial total at just 26 with 24 of those patients recovered.

News Government Manufacturing General
July 9, 2019  

PEI, Quebec intervene in Saskatchewan’s legal challenge of carbon tax

Ontario, Alberta, Manitoba, New Brunswick and BC have also filed notices of intervention in the province’s appeal.

News Manufacturing Economy
February 28, 2019  

Rising growth for Atlantic provinces in rosy outlook

Conference Board cites service-sector stability and rising exports.

News Food & Beverage Manufacturing General
July 30, 2018  

PEI potato shortage blamed as Cavendish Farms closes packaging plant

Shortfall of 68 million kilograms in 2017; bought from new sources on the island as well as from producers in other provinces.

Insight Government Manufacturing General Sustainability
July 24, 2018  

Federal carbon tax seems destined to fail

PEI has added itself to the list of carbon tax opponents, following Ontario, and the list is growing.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
April 19, 2016  

PEI raises HST to 15%

Delays plans to balance provincial budget for a year.

News Aerospace Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
June 26, 2015  

Aerospace firm gets financial help from PEI, signs new lease

Vector Aerospace will repay about $4 million from the province over a 15-year term to expand operations.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General Operations Production
December 4, 2014  

PEI lobster plant to reopen as cold storage, bioscience centre

Provincial government is providing Souris Harbour Authority Inc. with a $2 million loan to buy the facility.

News Food & Beverage Government Manufacturing General
December 3, 2014  

PEI settles lobster plant loan dispute out of court

Was seeking almost $10 million of an unsecured loan after plant closure.

News Energy Forestry Government Manufacturing Oil & Gas Business Operations Economy General
November 4, 2014  

Global risks could affect growth in Atlantic Canada: think tank

Atlantic Provinces Economic Council predicts modest economic gains in 2015.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General Production
October 14, 2014  

Aspin Kemp lands $80M ship components contract from GE

Drilling ships contract will create 50 jobs.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
February 10, 2014  

PEI finances steel plant expansion in hopes of creating 40 jobs

$4.5M project will expand fabrication shop and to purchase automated equipment to increase production capacity.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
February 5, 2014  

Provinces, Kenney, meet to discuss counter offer on Canada Job Grant

The provinces want to make it less financially onerous for small business to participate in the program.

News Business Operations
November 12, 2013  

Kathleen Wynne warns of economic crisis if pensions not improved

Ontario isn’t the only province pushing to boost maximum to CPP contributions to $23,400 from $12,150 – PEI is also on-board.

News Business Operations Operations Production Technology
May 15, 2013  

EI changes don’t target Atlantic Canada’s seasonal workers, Harper says

Under new rules, those who claim EI frequently will need to prove they’re actively seeking work.