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Hon. Chris Palmer

Hon. Chris Palmer
Minister of Economic Development and Tourism
MLA for District 21: Summerside -Wilmot
Mailing Address:
5th floor, Shaw Building North
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Office Address:
5th floor, Shaw Building North
105 Rochford Street

Contact information:
Phone: 902-368-4230
Fax: 902-368-4242



Chris Palmer was elected to the Prince Edward Island Legislature in a by-election held on October 17, 2016, as the representative for District 21, Summerside-Wilmot. He was sworn in as Minister of Economic Development and Tourism on January 10, 2018.

Chris earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in 1991 and a Master of Business Administration degree in 2011, both from the University of Prince Edward Island.

Chris, since a young age, has been involved in business owning and operating enterprises ranging from information technology to tourism.

He has been an active volunteer with a number of organizations and groups over the years, including: Summerside Dolphins Swim Club, Greater Summerside Chamber of Commerce, College of Piping, Downtown Summerside Inc., Tourism Summerside, Junior Achievement of Prince Edward Island, and the Atlantic Provinces Chamber of Commerce.

Both he and his wife Kyla, a registered nurse, live in Summerside with their two children, Logan and Sydney.
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