Premier of Prince Edward Island

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Premier of Prince Edward Island
Arms of Prince Edward Island.svg
Wade MacLauchlan

since February 23, 2015
Government of Prince Edward Island
Office of the Premier
Style The Honourable
Member of
Reports to Legislative Assembly
Seat Charlottetown
Appointer Lieutenant Governor of Prince Edward Island
Term length At Her Majesty's pleasure
Formation 1873
Salary $68,721 plus $74,634 (indemnity and allowances)[1]

The Premier of Prince Edward Island is the first minister for the Canadian province of Prince Edward Island. They are the province's head of government and de facto chief executive.

The current Premier of Prince Edward Island is Wade MacLauchlan, since February 23, 2015. MacLauchlan is the first member of the Order of Canada to become premier of a province, the first openly gay Premier of Prince Edward Island, and the first openly gay man to be premier of a province.[2]

See also


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  2. ^ Wherry, Aaron (25 February 2015). "Wade MacLauchlan: P.E.I.'s optimist-in-chief". Macleans. Retrieved 1 May 2015.

External links

  • Premier of PEI Official Site

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