The Department of Communities, Land and Environment takes action to safeguard the environment; protect land and water resources; and foster strong communities and local government. The department engages Islanders in initiatives that strengthen communities and achieve environmental stewardship goals.
Some of the priorities in this mandate are to:
Lead the effort, through public consultation, on a new Water Act to protect water resources
Continue to implement the recommendations of the Carver Report on the Lands Protection Act
Take proactive action to address climate change
Work with the Department of Finance on a new funding system for municipalities in PEI