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 … [Read more...] about FPEIM welcomes PEI’s newest municipality – 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)?
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