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Legislative Committees - Membership and Mandate

The following is the present membership of Prince Edward Island Legislative Committees.

Special Committee on Democratic Renewal

Motion 33 created the Special Committee on Democratic Renewal to guide public engagement and make recommendations in response to the White Paper on Democratic Renewal.

Committee Meetings
    There are no meetings presently scheduled

Standing Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries

The Standing Committee on Agriculture and Fisheries is charged with matters concerning agriculture and fisheries.

Committee Meetings
    There are no meetings presently scheduled

Standing Committee on Communities, Land and Environment

The Standing Committee on Communities, Land and Environment is charged with matters concerning municipal affairs and provincial planning, land and local governance, environment, water, forests, wildlife; and justice and public safety, intergovernmental affairs, Aboriginal affairs, Acadian and Francophone affairs, Status of Women, the PEI Human Rights Commission, charities and emergency measures.

Committee Meetings
    There are no meetings presently scheduled

Standing Committee on Education and Economic Development

The Standing Committee on Education and Economic Development is charged with matters concerning advanced and early learning, tourism and other industries, heritage and culture, immigration, multiculturalism, and rural development.

Committee Meetings
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2018
    • Standing Committee on Education and Economic Development
      1:30 PM, Meeting # 1, Election of Chair; Efforts to repatriate Islanders
         Coles Building   -   Assembly Chamber
      Topic: The committee will meet to elect its Chair, and to receive a briefing on efforts to encourage repatriation of Islanders from Hon. Sonny Gallant, Brad Colwill and Susan MacKenzie of the Department of Workforce and Advanced Learning.

Standing Committee on Health and Wellness

The Standing Committee on Health and Wellness is charged with health, social programs, health infrastructure, persons with disabilities, and sport.

Committee Meetings
    There are no meetings presently scheduled

Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Energy

The Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Energy is charged with matters concerning transportation, infrastructure, energy policy and mineral resources development, telecommunications, internet and broadcasting.

Committee Meetings
  • Thursday, February 22, 2018
    • Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Energy
      1:30 PM, Meeting # 1, Work plan
         Coles Building   -   Legislative Chamber
      Topic: The committee will meet to elect its Chair, and to consider its work plan.

Standing Committee on Legislative Management

The Standing Committee on Legislative Management is composed of the Speaker as Chair; the Deputy Speaker or designate; the Government House Leader or designate; the Government Caucus Chair or designate; the Leader of the Official Opposition or designate; the Opposition Caucus Chair or designate; and the Leader of the Third Party or designate. The Standing Committee on Legislative Management is charged with policies for the administration of the Legislative Assembly; the provision of security, facilities and services, including allocation to party caucuses and individual members; the appointment, supervision and management of the staff of the Legislative Assembly, other than the staff of party caucus offices and the office of the Leader of the Opposition; review of the estimates of expenditure for the Legislative Assembly, including the forecasts and analysis of expenditures and financial commitments of the Legislative Assembly; and other matters necessary for the efficient and effective operation and management of the Legislative Assembly. Meetings of the Standing Committee on Legislative Management are normally held in camera.

Committee Meetings
    There are no meetings presently scheduled

Standing Committee on Public Accounts

The Standing Committee on Public Accounts is charged with matters concerning the Public Accounts of the Province, the annual report of the Auditor General, and fiscal management.

Committee Meetings
  • Wednesday, February 21, 2018
    • Standing Committee on Public Accounts
      10:00 AM, Meeting # 2, Internal trade
         Coles Building   -   Assembly Chamber
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing on internal trade by Kal Whitnell, Senior Director of Economic Research and Trade Negotiations, and Jeff Collins, Trade and Economic Policy Advisor, of the Department of Economic Development and Tourism.

  • Wednesday, March 7, 2018
    • Standing Committee on Public Accounts
      10:00 AM, Meeting # 3, Performance reporting
         Coles Building   -   Assembly Chamber
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing on performance reporting by Robert Hughes, Chief Administrative Officer, Town of Stratford.

  • Wednesday, March 14, 2018
    • Standing Committee on Public Accounts
      10:00 AM, Meeting # 4, Housing in PEI
         Coles Building   -   Assembly Chamber
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing on housing from Hon. Tina Mundy, Craig Dalton, Mark Spidel and Sonya Cobb of the Department of Family and Human Services.

Standing Committee on Rules, Regulations, Private Bills and Privileges

The Standing Committee on Rules, Regulations, Private Bills and Privileges is charged with matters concerning the rules and standing orders of the Legislative assembly, scrutiny of regulations, private bills, and the privileges of individual members and the Legislative Assembly as a whole.

Committee Meetings
    There are no meetings presently scheduled


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