New investment provides Islanders with access to 18 new medications
L-R - Health and Wellness Minister Doug Currie; Jane Farquharson, Executive Director, Canadian Cancer Society, PEI Division; Premier Wade MacLauchlan; Barb Scales, PEI Cancer Treatment Centre; and Belfast- Murray River MLA Charlie McGeoghegan
Beginning this month, 18 new medications will be added to the provincial drug formulary to improve treatment and lower the cost of drugs for patients with cancer, diabetes, lung disease, psoriasis, blood vessel disease and schizophrenia.
PEI Burger Love Returns Beefier Than Ever
Left to right- Melody Dover, Freshmedia; Greg Arsenault, Chef - The Home Place; Glenda Birt, The Home Place; Minister George Webster; Quentin Gillis, Manager - Water Street Fish and Chips; and Brian Morrison, Chair of PEI Cattle Producers Association.
From April 1st to the 30th, Prince Edward Island will once again prove itself to be the ‘Burger Capital of Canada’. It returns for its 5th year, and it is the beefiest yet.
Commercialization of innovative projects supported by PEI Government
Left to right, Peter Lawlor, director of strategic initiatives, Maximus, Minister Allen Roach, Innovation and Advanced Learning
Kelly Galloway, P.Eng., president/owner, Engineering Technologies Canada, Carl Brothers, president, Frontier Power Systems
Minister Roach congratulates some of the most recent recipients of support under Innovation PEI's Development and Commercialization Fund.
Provincial Palliative Care Centre officially opens
(L to R) Dr. Mireille Lecours, Provincial Palliative Medical Consultant; Premier MacLauchlan;
The new stand-alone Provincial Palliative Care Centre will ensure patients receive a high quality of care in an environment where they feel comfortable, supported and at ease.
Additional government investments will help Islanders in need
(L-R) Premier Wade MacLauchlan; Coleman Griffin, QCRS; Community Services and Seniors Minister Valerie E Docherty; Lisa Bernard, QCRS; Bill Lawlor, executive director QCRS; and Kevin Porter, executive director for Community Inclusions.
Premier Wade MacLauchlan and Community Services and Seniors Minister Valerie E. Docherty announced additional funding for 15 community organizations that support Islanders in need.