New agreement with Quebec will result in more investment in PEI's Francophone community

(CP) - The governments of P-E-I and Quebec have signed a new agreement that will see more investment in the Francophone community on the Island over the next five years.

Both provinces pledged to increase their average annual investments from 25-thousand dollars to a minimum of 35-thousand dollars in 2017-18, and a minimum of 55-thousand in 2021-22.

P-E-I says the addition investment will be used to fund initiatives in education, immigration and tourism.