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Prince Edward Island


Population: 150,000

Largest City: Charlottetown

Climate: PEIs climate is considered moderate, with very pleasant summers.

Major Industries: agriculture, fishing, tourism, aerospace

Education in PEI: Home to the University of Prince Edward Island, Maritime Christian College, and several smaller, private institutions, the island province strongly emphasizes bilingualism and incorporates French immersion into public education from an early level. In addition to foreign language programs, international students come to PEIs technical training schools such as the Culinary Institute of Canada and the Atlantic Police Academy. The province also has a thriving culture of art, music, and athletics.

Industry and the Ministrys Role: PEIs Department of Innovation and Advanced Learning helps to facilitate academic partnerships with major industries such as aviation, shipbuilding, and sustainable aquaculture. The province recently invested CAD $16 million in the University of Prince Edward Islands new School of Sustainable Design Engineering.

Learn more: http://www.gov.pe.ca/ial/


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