Recent Newsletters

March 13, 2019: The Impact of Tourism
Tourism is one of the most prevalent traditional industries on PEI – agriculture and fisheries being two others. Since the 1800s, PEI has been marketed as a quaint getaway. After 200 years, that part certainly has not changed. What has changed is the media.
February 26, 2019: Message from the Chair of Economic Development
Summerside has achieved much in terms of Economic Growth and Diversification over the past decade and we are proud of where we are at. However, our work is yet to be completed and to that end, we are turning to a more focussed approach of growing our industrial and commercial tax base.
January 17, 2019: New report says Summerside business satisfaction tops 90%
A new survey conducted for the City of Summerside’s economic development department suggests that more than 90% of businesses feel satisfied with Summerside as a place to own and operate a business.
January 15, 2019: CUP Solar A Great Year of testing and success
The City of Summerside and Samsung Renewable Energy Inc. partnered in 2016 to construct a renewable energy demonstration project under its Living Lab Program to test renewable energy systems and battery integration.
December 12, 2018: Immediate Job Opportunity: Remote Full-Stack Laravel Developer.
The City of Summerside is working with UK based OpenPlay that is currently expanding to Summerside, Prince Edward Island and looking for qualified IT Specialists to support its growing operations.
December 12, 2018: You Can’t Start a Fire Without a Spark
Investment attraction is a function of facilitating the growth of the local economy through two distinct streams: encouraging expansion and reinvestment of existing business and generating new investment from outside business.