Charlottetown in Queens County, Prince Edward Island — The Atlantic Provinces (North America)
La gouvernance provinciale
The Provincial Government has its administrative headquarters in the west end of the city, their Court House on the waterfront and the offices for official political parties are housed in the Coles Building on Queen Square. The province is governed by a Premier and 27 members of the Legislative Assembly. Also located in the Coles Building is the Provincial Archives, which is an excellent resource for researchers and genealogists. It is generally open from Monday to Friday.
The province has four members of parliament and four senators in Ottawa. The federal government presence in Charlottetown is concentrated in two buildings in the downtown. The Jean Canfield Building is two blocks north of Province House and is the headquarters for most of the federal offices. The Daniel J. MacDonald Building across from Province House is the national headquarters for the Department of Veterans Affairs.
Le gouvernement provincial possède ses bureaux administratifs dans la partie ouest de la ville, avec le Palais de justice sur la rive et les bureaux des partis politiques officiels
La province possède quatre députés fédéraux et quatre sénateurs à Ottawa. La présence du gouvernement fédéral à Charlottetown se concentre dans deux édifices du centre-ville. L'édifice Jean Canfield, qui se trouve à deux rues au nord de Province House, abrite la plupart des bureaux fédéraux. L'édifice Daniel J. MacDonald, qui fait face à Province House, est le siège national du ministère des Anciens combattants.
Erected by Historic Charlottetown.
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Government & Politics.
Location. 46° 14.461′ N, 63° 6.872′ W. Marker is in Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, in Queens County. Marker is at the intersection of Water Street (Prince Edward Island Route 1) and Grafton Street, on the left when traveling north on Water Street. Marker is located in the "Welcome to Charlottetown" plaza at the southwest corner of the intersection. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Charlottetown PE C1A 1M1, Canada. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers A Centre for the Arts (here, next to this marker); Making History in 1864 (here, next to this marker); Site of a Historic Photo (here, next to this marker); Predominantly a Wooden Town (here, next to this marker); The City of Charlottetown (here, next to this marker); The Historic Port of Charlottetown (here, next to this marker); Birthplace of Confederation (here, next to this marker); The Site of Charlottetown (here, next to this marker). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Charlottetown.
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Historic Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Credits. This page was last revised on May 17, 2020. It was originally submitted on May 13, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida. This page has been viewed 76 times since then and 7 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5. submitted on May 16, 2020, by Cosmos Mariner of Cape Canaveral, Florida.