Borden-Carleton is a small community on the southern shore of Prince Edward Island situated at the foot of the Confederation Bridge. It is the “Gateway to PEI” as most traffic enters the province over the bridge and therefore passes through Borden.
In the summer many tourists pass this way and Borden boasts a tourist strip mall, Gateway Village, including fast food, souvenirs, crafts, and a government run tourist information centre. The community has several gas stations, convenience store, police department, as well as the offices of Strait Pass, the company that operates the Confederation Bridge.
Kinkora is a small community in Prince Edward Island that has municipality status. It is a very rural area, has a school and a gas station/convenience store with liquor sales attached. The primary business in the area is a construction company.