“All Islanders deserve to be treated with respect and dignity and have fair access to the medical care required for them to lead productive and healthy lives from birth to end of life. Dealing with the root cause of illness, both physical and mental needs to be a priority instead of short term and reactive […]
Agriculture, fishing and aquaculture sectors are incredibly important to me. So much so that I have spent the last 19 years of my career conducting science in partnership with farmers, fishers, government, NGOs, first nations communities and industry on potato, mussel, oyster, lobster, crab and other agriculture/fishery products. As a biologist, I look at farming […]
Sarah’s closing remarks start at 3 min 20 sec in to the video.
Our culture and history are valuable pre-existing assets available in every community in this province. There is a strong link between between tourism and culture that can be fostered to help communities become more attractive to tourists, as well as increasing their competitiveness as destinations in which to live, visit, work and invest. We must […]
Our most valuable resource is the next generation of Islanders, and a strong foundational education is a sound investment in the future of our province. After consulting with early childhood educators, teachers, administrators, parents, students, post secondary educators and lifelong learners, it is clear that we need to better manage and prioritize resources on the […]
After listening to Islanders in communities across our province, I repeatedly heard that hard working Island families are struggling to meet the basic necessities of life. As Premier, my starting point towards economic prosperity, is a comprehensive taxation and government fee review focusing on: Personal exemptions and adjustments for all Islanders Setting the PEI personal […]
Thank you to the farmers, fishers, suppliers and members of the general public who came out to our Agriculture and Fishery Forums to share your vision for agriculture and fisheries on PEI. I have been, and will continue to, actively listen to all stakeholders as we move our primary resource sectors forward together. As Premier, […]
So grateful to the Honorable Rona Ambrose, who met with me this morning to discuss the importance of our agriculture and fishery sectors in PEI and how they contribute to the provincial economy.
Dr. Jim Duston (Faculty of Agriculture), Dr. Sarah Stewart-Clark (Faculty of Agriculture) and Dr. Jon Grant (Faculty of Science). https://www.dal.ca/faculty/agriculture/news-events/news/2014/06/02/dalhousie_scientists_called_to_provide_testimony_to_the_senate_committee_on_fisheries_and_oceans.html Dalhousie scientists called to provide testimony to the Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans Posted by Stephanie Rogers on June 2, 2014 in News The Senate Committee on Fisheries and Oceans was in Nova Scotia […]
http://projects.upei.ca/research/2009/07/23/quality-research-quality-mussels-everyone-wins/ Quality research, quality mussels (everyone wins) Sarah Stewart-Clark holds up a plastic cup to get a better look at the contents. Suspended inside is a disgusting-looking blob. It’s a relatively new invasive aquatic species to Prince Edward Island called a tunicate. “The first tunicates showed up in our bays in 1998,” says Stewart-Cark. “We […]