About: Executive Council Office

The Executive Council Office is a provincial government department responsible for supporting the Premier and Executive Council, also known as Cabinet. The Executive Council Office provides administrative services for Executive Council, Policy Review Committee and Cabinet Committee on Priorities. Its mandate is to:

  • ensure that the Province's interests are represented in international, national and regional discussions;
  • support the Minister Responsible for Acadian and Francophone Affairs and the Minister Responsible for Aboriginal Affairs;
  • provide strategic communications planning and departmental communications across government; and
  • administer Engage PEI, a program providing for public application and appointment to various agencies, boards and commissions of the provincial government.

Structure and Employees

Communications and Public Engagement

Communications and Public Engagement is comprised of Creative Services, Public Outreach and Strategic Communications (including department and corporate communications).

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Creative Services
Department and Corporate Communications
Public Outreach
Strategic Communications
Executive Council Office

The Executive Council Office is responsible to:

  • ensure processes, document formats, procedures and standards to support decision-making by Cabinet and its committees
  • ensure government's priorities are reflected in the business of government departments
  • receive and coordinate submissions for Cabinet and its committees
  • prepare agendas and minutes for Cabinet and its committees and maintain its records
  • disseminate records of decisions (Orders in Council or Minute Letters) and as necessary, follow up decisions or direction with ministers or officials
  • initiate policies to strengthen governance and accountability for consolidated entities, and
  • coordinate government’s appointment process for agencies, boards and commissions.
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Provincial Protocol Office

The Protocol Office plans and conducts visit for dignitaries and senior international officials, coordinates ceremonial events for government, and provides information on protocol and precedence occasions or special events.

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Intergovernmental and Public Affairs
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Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat

The Aboriginal Affairs Secretariat coordinates government’s response to Aboriginal matters within the province. The Secretariat also manages archaeology and paleontology.

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Acadian and Francophone Affairs Secretariat

The Acadian and Francophone Affairs section coordinates and promotes the activities of the Prince Edward Island government within the provincial, Canadian, and international Francophonie. The section also negotiates Official Languages agreements with the Government of Canada, and ensures implementation of the Agreement on the Promotion of Official Languages.

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Intergovernmental Affairs Secretariat

Intergovernmental Affairs provides strategic and corporate relations management with other governments, communities and organizations in support of the Government's vision of Prince Edward Island.

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Premier's Office
Tel:
(902) 368-4400
Fax:
(902) 368-4416
Clerk of the Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet / Deputy Minister
Admin Assistant to Clerk of the Executive Council
Acting Director of Communications

General Inquiries

Executive Council
5th Floor, Shaw Building 
95 Rochford Street
P.O. Box 2000, 
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-4501
Fax: (902) 368-4416

bmbeazley@gov.pe.ca

Visit Engage PEI to learn more about serving as a member of an agency, board or commission (ABC).

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