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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
  • Thursday, September 29, 2016
    • Standing Committee on Communities, Land and Environment
      10:00 AM, Meeting # 5, Emergency Preparedness
         J. Angus MacLean Building   -   Committee Room
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing from the PEI Emergency Measures Organization (Tanya Mullally, Provincial Emergency Management Coordinator) regarding emergency preparedness on Prince Edward Island.

  • Wednesday, October 12, 2016
    • Standing Committee on Communities, Land and Environment
      1:30 PM, Meeting # 6, Engage PEI
         J. Angus MacLean Building   -   Committee Room
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing on Engage PEI (from Janice Pettit, Senior Policy Analyst, Executive Council Office).

  • Wednesday, October 26, 2016
    • Standing Committee on Communities, Land and Environment
      1:30 PM, Meeting # 7, Matters related to the committee mandate
         J. Angus MacLean Building   -   Committee Room
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing from Hon. Robert Mitchell, Minister of Communities, Land and Environment, on various topics relating to the committee’s mandate (including: contaminated sites in the province; carbon pricing; and municipal amalgamation and annexation).

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
  • Friday, October 7, 2016
    • Standing Committee on Health and Wellness
      1:30 PM, Meeting # 8, Use of drugs in the province
         J. Angus MacLean Building   -   Committee Room
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing from the RCMP Commanding Officer, C/Supt. Joanne Crampton, and Cpl. Andy Cook, to discuss the use of drugs in the province.

  • Tuesday, October 11, 2016
    • Standing Committee on Health and Wellness
      10:00 AM, Meeting # 9, Grandparents acting as primary caregivers
         J. Angus MacLean Building   -   Committee Room
      Topic: The committee will continue its consideration of Motion No. 60 (Support for grandparents acting as primary care givers). The committee will receive a briefing on this topic from the following organizations: PEI Senior Citizen’s Federation; and the Community Legal Information Association of Prince Edward Island. Other presenters to be confirmed.

  • Tuesday, November 1, 2016
    • Standing Committee on Health and Wellness
      1:30 PM, Meeting # 10, Long-term care facilities in the province
         J. Angus MacLean Building   -   Committee Room
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing from Hon. Robert Henderson, Minister of Health and Wellness, on the topic of long-term care facilities in the province.

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, October 6, 2016
    • Standing Committee on Infrastructure and Energy
      1:30 PM, Meeting # 9, Cornwalll Bypass Capital Project
         J. Angus MacLean Building   -   Committee Room
      Topic: The committee will meet to receive a briefing from Stephen Yeo, Director of Capital Projects for the Department of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy on the topic of the Cornwall Bypass Capital Project.

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
    There are no meetings presently scheduled

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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