Order of Prince Edward Island

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Image of the Medal of Merit given to members of the Order of Prince Edward IslandThe Order of Prince Edward Island is the highest honour the Province can bestow. It gives public recognition to individual Islanders whose efforts and accomplishments have been exemplary.

There are many citizens who make remarkable contributions to the social, economic and cultural life of our province and its people and the Order of Prince Edward Island is a unique opportunity to honour them.

Eligibility

Anyone presently living in Prince Edward Island, or former long-term residents of the province, is eligible to be considered for investiture in the Order of Prince Edward Island.

Elected federal, provincial or municipal representatives and members of the judiciary are not eligible for nomination while still holding office.

Posthumous nominations are not accepted, as per section 10(4) of the Provincial Emblems and Honours Act.

Order of PEI Chancellor

The Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island is Chancellor of the Order of Prince Edward Island and confers the honour on not more than three people in an annual ceremony at Government House.

Order of PEI Advisory Council

The role of the Order of PEI Advisory Council is to receive and consider nominations for the Order each year. Two residents of each county in the province are appointed from among individuals who apply through Engage PEI.

Contact:

Secretary to the Order of Prince Edward Island

Director of Communications and External Relations
Legislative Assembly, Office of the Clerk
Phone: (902) 368-4316
Email: jdholden@gov.pe.ca

 

Date de publication : 
2017-05-04