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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
  • Friday, September 29, 2017
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
  • Thursday, September 21, 2017
    • Standing Committee on Communities, Land and Environment
      10:00 AM, Meeting # 6, Briefing on property taxes in the province
         Coles Building   -   Legislative Chamber
      Topic: The committee will receive a briefing on the policies and procedures on property taxes in the province from Hon. Allen Roach, Minister of Finance; and Beth Gaudet, Provincial Tax Commissioner.

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
    There are no meetings presently scheduled

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
  • Tuesday, September 26, 2017
    • Standing Committee on Health and Wellness
      10:00 AM, Meeting # 5, Tobacco cessation
         Coles Building   -   Legislative Chamber
      Topic: The committee will receive a briefing from the Council for a Smoke Free PEI (from Dr. Ian Reid).

  • Tuesday, October 3, 2017
    • Standing Committee on Health and Wellness
      1:30 PM, Meeting # 6, 2016-2026 Mental Health and Addiction Strategy
         Coles Building   -   Legislative Chamber
      Topic: The committee will receive a briefing on the 2016-2026 Mental Health and Addiction Strategy. Presenters include: Hon. Robert Henderson, Minister of Health and Wellness; Dr. Kim Critchley, Deputy Minister of Health and Wellness; Dr. Heather Keizer, Chief, Mental Health and Addiction Services, Health PEI; and Verna Ryan, Chief Administrative Officer, Mental Health and Addictions Services, Health PEI.

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
    There are no meetings presently scheduled

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, September 27, 2017
    • Standing Committee on Public Accounts
      10:00 AM, Meeting # 12, 2017 Annual Report of the Auditor General
         Coles Building   -   Legislative Chamber
      Topic: The committee will continue its review of the Report of the Auditor General to the Legislative Assembly, dated March 10, 2017. Auditor General B. Jane MacAdam will be in attendance.

  • Wednesday, October 11, 2017
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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