Prince Edward Island’s Premier Dennis King announced initial supports for the province’s tourism industry. In total, up to $66 million in support will be provided. The supports include
- A new $50 million tourism assistance loan facility through Finance PEI,
- $1 million towards expanded marketing for the tourism industry,
- Full compensation for non-profit organizations that have received funding from Tourism PEI and/or the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (ACOA) for events that have been canceled as a result of COVID-19.
Premier Dennis King announced the extension of the Province’s State of Emergency. The order has been extended until April 30, 2020 at 11:59 p.m. ADT.