81 Prince Street
Charlottetown, PEI C1A 4R3
Phone: (902) 894-4573

The Reverend Vincent Murnaghan Memorial Scholarship

News and Events

Update - PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation

August 8, 2016 - Coalition Preparing for October/November Plebiscite

Posted: Monday 8th August 2016 17:26   (Updated: Tuesday 9th August 2016 00:01)

The Coalition is working this summer to engage Islanders in the upcoming plebiscite on electoral reform that will take place from October 29 to November 5 of this year. The rules for the plebiscite have been announced, including online and telephone voting. You can find out more at Elections PEI: www.yourchoicepei.ca

Read More

Climate Change Consultation August 10

hostd by ECOPEI and MP Sean Casey

Posted: Monday 8th August 2016 15:59

This summer, Island MPs are holding Public Consultations on Climate Change and you’re invited. The next consultation will take place in the Charlottetown Riding, hosted by MP Sean Casey, with the Environmental Coalition of PEI, on Wednesday, August 10, at Confederation Landing Park. There will be a "meet and greet", with refreshments starting at 6:30 p.m., followed by the Consultation from 7 to 9 p.m.

Read More

Voting on Electoral Reform

An editorial by Florence Larkin of the PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation

Posted: Monday 8th August 2016 14:59

The plebiscite on democratic renewal is our chance as Islanders to give direct advice to government from the people (the voters) about how we vote in provincial elections and how to make that vote count.

Read More

Cooper Institute is an education and community development centre in the province of Prince Edward Island, Canada. The main program areas of our organization are livable income for all, food sovereignty, democracy and cultural diversity and inclusion. Within these programs, we conduct research and popular education projects on provincial, national, and international level.

See Cooper Institute's 2015 Activities Report here.

We are pleased to present the report of our second annual Social Justice Symposium, held on November 21, 2015, in honour of Andrew Macdonald. 
Just Democracy:Mixed Member Proportional Representation for all People

Would you like to contribute to making a positive change?

At Cooper Institute any donation is very much appreciated. Donated funds will be used to make Prince Edward Island a better place for everyone.


And here we are, at Cooper Institute's 30th Anniversary Celebration
May 7, 2014.