PEI 2014

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If you have been thinking of entrepreneurial ventures, 2015 just might be your year!

The Montague & Souris Rural Action Centres will be hosting their annual Senior Entrepreneur Forum “55+…Turning Wisdom into Dollars” on January 13th from 9:00 am – 3:00 pm at the Riverhouse Inn, Montague.  This free event will expose seniors to the exciting life of being in business on their own. The Forum will encourage the participants to explore their possibilities but also provide them with all the necessary contacts, information and support that starting a new business requires.  To register for the 2015 Seniors Entrepreneur Forum “55+…Turning Wisdom into Dollars” please contact Kristine Vandenberghe at 902-838-4030 ext 221 or by emailkristine.vandenberghe@cbdc.ca or Valerie Flynn at 902-687-4084 or by email valerie.flynn@cbdc.ca . Also see the newspaper ad using the link below:

Newspaper Ad

The Wood Islands and Area Development Corporation (WIADC) is seeking business proposals for 2015.  Our newer and beautiful heritage-themed facilities immediately off the Wood Islands ferries provide a ready made marketing opportunity for entrepreneurs.  In our replica train station (which could be divided into smaller spaces) or in our empty # 103 space, we might like to see a “food truck style” (minus the food truck);  OR a great “take- away” fish and chip spot;  OR or a great coffee / baked goods/ artisan breads / healthy soups and sandwiches; OR a Fresh Market (for campers tourists and locals); OR a little artists co-op; OR whatever YOUR great business idea proposes. Know that more than 50,000 visitors come to our Centre every year off the ferry.  To discuss your venture and how we might help, contact Audrey at (902) 940-4784, or email us at wiadc@woodislands.ca   WIADC welcomes all Expressions of Interest and is particularly seeking businesses supporting our mandates of building a sense of community and providing local employment;  and are conducive with our guiding principles and strategic plan.  We are happy to discuss these with you.


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The new book titled “SALTWATER ROAD, Tales of Travel on the Northumberland Strait” by Marian Bruce is currently for sale at the Wood Islands Agency Liquor Store, at the Wood Islands Lighthouse and on the ferries running between PEI and Nova Scotia. The book is also available in many book stores and other locations around the island as well as being purchased on-line too. Go to:

Island Studies Press through UPEI



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