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Impacts on exhibitions discussed at P.E.I. Association of Exhibitions annual meeting

In attendance were representatives from across the Island including (front, from left) Eric Richard, Festival Acadien; Paul Jackson, P.E.I. Plowing Match; Hal Perry, Tignish Irish Moss Festival; (standing) Jean Tingley, youth talent co-ordinator; and PEIAE administrative director, Morgan Ings-Bernard.
In attendance were representatives from across the Island including (front, from left) Eric Richard, Festival Acadien; Paul Jackson, P.E.I. Plowing Match; Hal Perry, Tignish Irish Moss Festival; (standing) Jean Tingley, youth talent co-ordinator; and PEIAE administrative director, Morgan Ings-Bernard. - Submitted

Bill S-228 will regulate the promotion of any food deemed unhealthy to children under 17

Eastern Kings Exhibition recently hosted the Prince Edward Association of Exhibitions (PEIAE) annual meeting. Members reported on the success of their 2017 events and indicated plans for the 2018 season are in place. President Paul Jackson discussed the impact Bill S-228 will have on the events. When passed, the act will regulate the promotion of any food deemed unhealthy to children under 17. He also indicated that, if successful, a proposed change to the CFIA animal traceability regulations will also include fairs, festivals and exhibitions. In attendance were representatives from across the Island including (front, from left) Eric Richard, Festival Acadien; Paul Jackson, P.E.I. Plowing Match; Hal Perry, Tignish Irish Moss Festival; (standing) Jean Tingley, youth talent co-ordinator; and PEIAE administrative director, Morgan Ings-Bernard.

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