Pilot project helps address worker shortage on P.E.I. farms
By CBC News
A pilot project connecting Prince Edward Islanders in need of jobs with work on farms has had an added bonus.
The Harvest and Prosper Project ended in December, but some of the participants have been offered full-time employment this winter, helping fill a void on P.E.I. farms.
The Harvest and Prosper project helped newcomers, people on social assistance or disability support, to find short-term work in the agriculture industry without affecting any benefits they were receiving. For the full story, click here.