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 Indigenous Relations;
  • 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 Affairs

The mandate of Communications and Public Affairs is to develop communications products that support government policies and programs through corporate, creative and support services.

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Corporate Communications
Creative Services
Public Outreach
Strategic Communications and Outreach
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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Intergovernmental Affairs
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Indigenous Relations Secretariat

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

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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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Office for Children and Youth
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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Executive Council
Premier's Office
Fax: 902-368-4416
Clerk of Executive Council and Secretary to Cabinet
Deputy Clerk of Executive Council, Deputy Secretary to Cabinet, and Deputy Minister of Priorities and Intergovernmental Affairs

General Inquiries

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

General Inquiries:
Phone: 902-368-4501
Fax: 902-368-6118


Engage PEI Inquiries: 

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

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