Rural and Regional Development

About us

The Department of Rural and Regional Development will lead the interconnected work of rural and regional development issues related to economy, population, community and growth.

Some of the priorities in this mandate are to:

  • Develop a comprehensive approach to rural and regional development that draws on all parts of government to build sustained growth throughout Prince Edward Island.
  • Advance a rural population strategy built on retention, recruitment and repatriation
  • Deliver employment investment and entrepreneurial development services for rural Prince Edward Island
  • Collaborate with community and business leaders, as well as existing development organizations, to ensure coordinated approaches to regional growth opportunities
  • Identify rural development successes and promote the benefits and assets of rural Prince Edward Island and the development opportunities.

Learn more about our department

Rural and Regional Development
Minister's Office
(902) 438-4660
(902) 438-4980
Deputy Minister
HR Assistant - Agriculture and Fisheries
Administrative Assistant
Director, Corporate & Financial Services
Senior Communications Officer

General Inquiries

Department of Rural and Regional Development
1st Floor, Access PEI
120 Heather Moyse Drive
Summerside, PE C1N 5L2​

Phone: 902-438-4660