Provincial Budget: Operating Budget

The operating budget is the estimates of revenue and expenditure that detail spending plans by the Government of Prince Edward Island to operate each department for the next fiscal year.

The 2020-21 provincial budget and related information is available in the following documents:Thumbnail image of 2020-2021 Budget of PEI

Building stronger communitiesThumbnail image of communities budget fact sheet

Investments of $4.5 million for municipalities, and our communities focusing on community safety, social justice and well-being.

For full details, download the Communities fact sheet

Improving the health and well-being of IslandersThumbnail image of health budget fact sheet

Investments of $13.9 million to the PEI health care system, along with a wellness tax credit, to ensure the continued health and safety of Islanders.

For full details, download the Health fact sheet

Investing in our students, shaping our futureThumbnail image of education budget fact sheet

Investments of $6.28 million for Island students, educators and resource supports to strengthen the PEI education system.

For full details, download the Investing in our Students fact sheet

Supporting our vulnerable populationsThumbnail image of vulnerable populations budget fact sheet

The real mark of PEI as a society is how we help and serve one another– $18.4 million to fund continued investments in housing and child care as well as supports for seniors, those living with disabilities and low-income Islanders.

For full details, download the Vulnerable Populations fact sheet

SThumbnail image of business and primary industries budget fact sheettrengthening our business and primary industries

Investments of $1.79 million and tax incentives to make the necessary investments and adjust the appropriate levers to help stimulate, grow and sustain our economy.

For more details, download the Business and Primary Industries fact sheet

Clean energy and sustaining our environment

Thumbnail image of energy and environment budget fact sheetInvestments of $9.3 million toward the sustainable use of natural resources of PEI, reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and development of new technologies to provide innovative solutions as the Island responds collectively to the challenges and opportunities of climate change.

For more details, download the Energy and Environment fact sheet


Where can I find older budget documents?

Search Budget Archives for documents from 1998 to 2018.


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Fax: (902) 368-5544 


Published date: 
June 17, 2020

General Inquiries

Department of Finance
2nd Floor South, Shaw Building
95 Rochford Street
P.O. Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7N8

Phone: (902) 368-4040
Fax: (902) 368-6575