Peter Meggs is moving on. After 13 years as councillor with the Town of Cornwall, he has resigned so he and his wife, Linda, can move back home to Ontario. They want to be closer to their family. “It was tough decision to make but I’ve got a little granddaughter now,” says Meggs, who surprised … [Read more...] about Cornwall councillor Peter Meggs bids adieu
Under the Municipal Government Act, municipal councils are required to establish an emergency management program for the municipality. The deadline has been extended to December of this year. Municipal emergency management planning makes communities and neighbourhoods safer and more … [Read more...] about Emergency planning project underway at FPEIM
The Federation of PEI Municipalities (FPEIM) will be offering a series of training sessions for Chief Administrative Officers (CAO) over the next three months. FPEIM recently contracted MRSB Consulting to develop and deliver the training program. “This is an excellent opportunity for CAOs to … [Read more...] about FPEIM offers training for CAOs
There was a special moment at the Federation of P.E.I. Municipalities’ annual meeting on Monday. It was the moment that Karen Thompson stepped forward to accept the Bruce H. Yeo Award on behalf of her late husband, Ralph Thompson. The award, established in memory of the Federation of … [Read more...] about Karen Thompson accepts award on behalf of the late Ralph Thompson
Municipal leaders from across the province met virtually on Monday, Oct. 19 for the 63rd annual meeting of the Federation of PEI Municipalities. “In a very short time, a tiny virus has turned the world upside down,” says Bruce MacDougall, president of the Federation of P.E.I. Municipalities. … [Read more...] about FPEIM AGM goes virtual
Welcome to West River, the newest member of the Federation of P.E.I Municipalities and P.E.I.’s newest rural municipality. The new municipality formed on Sept. 1 and is comprised of the former rural municipalities of Afton, West River, Bonshaw, New Haven-Riverdale and Meadowbank. "It’s been a big … [Read more...] about Welcome to the Rural Municipality of West River
The provincial government issued a news release inviting Islanders to share their thoughts on how land use, ownership and planning can be improved in the province. Islanders can visit Land Matters Project to provide input about land issues in PEI. This engagement is part of the Province’s review … [Read more...] about Islanders invited to share opinion on land use
Coronavirus (COVID-19) is top of mind of with new headlines appearing every time we check the news. This week, the World Health Organization declared Coronavirus a pandemic. Although the risk remains low in Prince Edward Island, that could change in the days or weeks ahead. The question about … [Read more...] about Is your municipality ready for Coronavirus (COVID-19)?