May 14, 2020 – Government of PEI: Minister of Finance Darlene Compton announced an increase to the COVID-19 Emergency Contingency Fund bringing the fund to $75 million. Additionally, a $50 million special warrant was recently approved to help the province continue to address the financial challenges faced by Islanders and industries across PEI.
“Our government continues to be responsive and responsible with Island taxpayer dollars to ensure that our province can recover from the impacts of this global pandemic,” said Minister Compton.
“We have worked closely with our federal counterparts, local industries, community organizations and stakeholders in providing programs that are meaningful to Islanders and our primary industries. We will continue in our commitment to support Islanders during these uncertain times.”
Read the full press release here.