RDÉE Prince Edward Island Inc. is the LIENS project’s parent organization. RDÉE is the provincial francophone economic development council in the province of PEI. Its mission is to contribute actively to entrepreneurial and community economic development within the Acadian and francophone community of Prince Edward Island, while collaborating to the economic development of the province. Click on the logo above to access more information about its programs and services.
This Government of Canada department is a key partner of and a financial contributor to the LIENS project. It supports immigrants who want to apply to become a Canadian citizen, prepare for the citizenship test and find out how to resume or give up Canadian citizenship. More details on this department’s programs and services are available by clicking on their logo above.
The Prince Edward Island Office of Immigration, is a key partner of and a financial contributor to the LIENS project. It is responsible for the delivery of the PEI Provincial Nominee Program (PNP). The PNP enables the Province of Prince Edward Island to nominate potential newcomer applicants to Citizenship and Immigration Canada for permanent residency to Canada. More information on the PNP program is available by clicking in the logo above.
The Coopérative d’intégration francophone (CIF) helps Francophone newcomers settle in Prince Edward Island by facilitating their social, economic, educational and cultural integration. It also raises awareness among the welcoming population regarding cultural diversity, the benefits of immigration and the importance of Francophone immigration. The CIF is an indispensable partner that is helping to ensure the success of LIENS activities. More information about its programs and services is available by clicking on the above logo.
The PEI Association for Newcomers to Canada is also a partner that is helping to ensure the success of LIENS activities. Its mandate is to provide short-term settlement services and long-term inclusion and community integration programs for new immigrants in the province of Prince Edward Island. The Association speaks publicly on immigrant issues and advocates on behalf of newcomers. For more information on its programs and services, click on the logo above.
The Collège de l’Île is a French adult training centre, whose head office is located in its Wellington campus. The College also offers courses in two other regions of the province, namely Charlottetown and West Prince, to facilitate access to French postsecondary education. The College is a partner in the LIENS project since it delivers language training and conducts evaluations of client language levels so that it can then recommend the proper training path for specific individuals. For more information on its programs and services, click on the logo above.
The University of Prince Edward Island (UPEI) is the province’s only university. It is located in the capital city of Charlottetown. UPEI is a key partner of the LIENS project, particularly in the planning of certain events and in the promotion of certain initiatives among its student population. More information on UPEI’s programs and services is available by clicking on the logo above.
RDÉE Canada (Francophone economic development and employability network) promotes economic development within Francophone and Acadian communities by supporting the collective actions of its members and by ensuring national leadership based on collaboration and partnerships. This national not-for-profit organization maintains a presence in 12 provinces and territories (outside of Quebec) through provincial and territorial RDÉE member organizations, which together form the national network. The network works in various economic sectors, including economic immigration. For more information, please click on the logo.
The Wellington Rural Action Center, the only such center in the province to be designated as bilingual, provides support to entrepreneurial and community development projects in the Evangeline and surrounding areas. In addition, it can support any francophone project that would be addressed to any of the other Rural Action Centers in the province.
The Acadian and Francophone Chamber of Commerce of PEI organizes a wide range of activities, geared towards entrepreneurs and business people, under the themes of “Networking, Learning and Sharing”. It also represents them from a political perspective. Among the main activities are workshops and lunch-and-learns, the Entrepreneurs’ Gala (where entrepreneurial recognition awards are presented), business mixers, the Acadian Golf Tournament, seasonal celebrations and recreational activities.