Charlottetown

PEI PNP applicants with a community endorsement from this community can get an additional 10 points in the Express of Interest (EOI) system.

Charlottetown has a population of 36,094 according to the 2011 census.  Charlottetown was named after Queen Charlotte.  Charlottetown became a city in 1855 and was known as the birthplace of confederation of Canada.

Highlights

  • Charlottetown is the capital city and the largest city on PEI
  • Charlottetown Airport is the only national / international airport on PEI
    • Air Canada provides direct flights daily to Halifax, Montreal, Toronto and on a seasonal basis Ottawa
    • WestJet provides direct flights to Toronto
    • Sunwing provides seasonal service to Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
  • Charlottetown has a motto “Cunabula Foederis” – “Birthplace of Confederation”
  • Sixteen public schools in Charlottetown are open to students
  • Five private schools on PEI are all located in Charlottetown

Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce
Greater Charlottetown Area Chamber of Commerce is a great platform for businesses in Greater Charlottetown Area to mingle.  As a member of the Chamber, we encourage our business applicants and PEI business owners to join at www.charlottetownchamber.com.


Useful Links

City of Charlottetown (www.city.charlottetown.pe.ca)

Charlottetown Department of Economic Development (www.charlottetowneconomic.ca)

Charlottetown Airport Business Park (www.airportbusinessparkpei.ca/)

Yellow Cab PEI (www.yellowcabpei.com/)

Yellow Cab PEI

Phone Number: 902-566-6666 or 902-894-9991

Rate (From Charlottetown Airport to Charlottetown):

  • Single Passenger Not Sharing Taxi C$14.00
  • Single Passenger Sharing Taxi C$11.00
  • Additional Passenger, Same Destination C$5.00
  • Children under 6, accompanied by a parent or guardian C$0.00

Rate (From Charlottetown Airport to Cornwall):

  • Single Passenger Not Sharing Taxi C$22.00
  • Single Passenger Sharing Taxi C$19.00
  • Additional Passenger, Same Destination C$5.00
  • Children under 6, accompanied by a parent or guardian C$0.00

Rate (From Charlottetown Airport to Stratford):

  • Single Passenger Not Sharing Taxi C$28.00
  • Single Passenger Sharing Taxi C$25.00
  • Additional Passenger, Same Destination C$5.00
  • Children under 6, accompanied by a parent or guardian C$0.00

Rate (From Charlottetown Airport to Outside Capital Region):

  • Single Passenger Not Sharing Taxi C$1.55 per km plus C$8.00
  • Additional Passenger, Same Destination C$5.00
  • Children under 6, accompanied by a parent or guardian C$0.00