Minister Mackay Announces Federal Funding of $2.3 Million for dredging Harbours

OTTAWA – The Honourable Peter MacKay, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Minister of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency and Minister responsible for Prince Edward Island today announced on behalf of the Honourable Loyola Hearn, Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, that the Government of Canada will provide funding of $2.3 million for improvements at ten fishing harbours in Prince Edward Island.

“Canada’s new government is well aware how vital these harbours are to the people and economy of Prince Edward Island,” said Minister MacKay. “We are committed to supporting the communities and fishers whose work is so important to the prosperity of their province.”