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)?
The Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy released details about its Sustainable Communities Initiative. The Department is inviting expressions of interest of up to five pages. This new initiative presents an interesting opportunity for PEI municipalities. Your municipality can … [Read more...] about Sustainable Communities Initiative
Charlottetown PE – On February 12, members of the Federation of PEI municipalities met with Gudie Hutchings, Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Rural Economic Development. The primary focus of the meeting was the design of the Universal Broadband Fund, which will deliver high-speed internet … [Read more...] about FPEIM Discusses Rural High-Speed Internet with Parliamentary Secretary
Nominations are open for the Bruce H. Yeo Memorial Award and the Municipal Achievement Award. Member municipalities are invited to submit nominations for a deserving individual or their municipality. These awards are a great opportunity to recognize the outstanding work that's being done by … [Read more...] about Bruce H. Yeo Memorial Award and Municipal Achievement Award
The Premier’s Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention (PAC) invites municipalities and community organizations to apply for a single grant of $100 in support of an event during Family Violence Prevention Week, 9-15 February 2020. See the application form (English/French) for … [Read more...] about Premier’s Action Committee on Family Violence Prevention (PAC) grants
The province will be undertaking a comprehensive review of the Lands Protection Act and the Planning Act, starting in early 2020. Municipal input will be necessary to ensure that changes reflect the priorities of municipal governments. See the provincial news release here. … [Read more...] about Province Announces Review of Planning and Lands Protection Acts
Twelve of PEI’s 63 municipalities are leading the charge on asset management, and that’s good news for their local councils, who will be better equipped to make the best decisions about how to spend the limited infrastructure dollars that flow from the federal and provincial governments and their … [Read more...] about PEI Municipalities Leading The Charge on Asset Management