Our mighty island
Prince Edward Island is a small island in Atlantic Canada, with a total area of 5,660 km² and a population of about 170,000 residents. Small, yet mighty – this island is full of people who are nothing short of spectacular!
On the outside, PEI showcases natural scenic beauty – its vast expanses of rolling hills, valleys, long winding roads, slopes of lush greenery, vast shorelines and sandy beaches, manicured golf courses, well managed Provincial Parks and Trails, and of course its coastal and waterfront locations are a picturesque postcard that Islanders live 365 days of the year.
On the inside, the people and community are warm, hospitable, and there is a great sense of community living and pride in both – traditions of old and the quest for the new and modern. One can feel this spirit of community engagement, warmth sharing and politeness – the minute you arrive and walk through the Charlottetown airport and into the city. This uniqueness in a fast paced world, is what makes it a hidden gem. People always find the time to stop by, to help others, to offer direction and to greet each other – with a raised arm as you drive past someone familiar. This altogether with a great work life balance create wellness and peaceful tranquility. A state of happiness and enjoyment in every day! PEI offers family life and living at its best with a good network of schools and 2 beautiful educational institutions
Key areas of Commerce and Industry are Agriculture & Fisheries, Tourism, and the strategic industries of Aerospace , Bioscience and Renewable Energy. A key area of opportunity for PEI is interactive media and ehealth. PEI is known as Canadas Green province. This island has taken giant steps towards renewable energy sources and climate preservation.
In summary, PEI is a great place to live, work and learn. Known for its safety, quality of life, backed by a great legal system a good balanced work life balance, PEI offers a unique lifestyle with privacy and affordability.