Don Morgan

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The Honourable
Don Morgan
QC MLA
Saskatchewan Attorney General Don Morgan.jpg
Member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly
for Saskatoon Southeast
Assumed office
November 5, 2003
Preceded by Pat Lorje
Deputy Premier of Saskatchewan
Assumed office
August 23, 2016
Preceded by Don McMorris
Personal details
Born 1950/1951 (age 66–67)[1]
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Occupation lawyer

Don Morgan, QC (born 1950 or 1951) is a Canadian provincial politician. He is the Saskatchewan Party member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan for the constituency of Saskatoon Southeast. He is also the Minister of Education and the Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety.

Don Morgan was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. He is a graduate of the University of Saskatchewan College of Law. He was appointed Queen's Counsel in 1990. He practiced law from 1979 until 1988, when he became Chairman and CEO of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission. Morgan again practiced law from 1992 to 2007.[2]

Don Morgan was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly in 2003. In Opposition, he served as Justice Critic, Deputy Critic for First Nations and Métis Relations, Opposition Deputy House Leader, and served on the Private Members' Bills Committee.[3]

He was reelected in 2007 and appointed Minister of Justice and Attorney General.[4] In June, 2010, he was appointed Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety.[5] In the Cabinet shuffle of September 2013 Don relinquished his portfolio of Advanced Education, retained his position of Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety, and added the position of Minister of Education. On August 23, 2016 Don was also appointed Deputy Premier.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ City lawyer hopes to bring civility to board Darren Bernhardt of The StarPhoenix. Star - Phoenix [Saskatoon, Sask] 01 Apr 1999: A8.
  2. ^ "Honourable Don Morgan Q.C.". Government of Saskatchewan web site. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Morgan, Don. "constituency web site". Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  4. ^ "Saskatoon MLAs at cabinet table". Saskatoon StarPhoenix. November 22, 2007. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  5. ^ Government news release. "NEW CABINET TO CONTINUE GOVERNMENT’S GROWTH AGENDA". Archived from the original on 6 July 2011. Retrieved 30 March 2011. 
  6. ^ url=http://www.saskatchewan.ca/government/news-and-media/2016/august/23/cabinet-shuffle

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Provincial Government of Brad Wall
Cabinet posts (4)
Predecessor Office Successor
Russ Marchuk Minister of Education
September 13, 2013–present
Incumbent
Rob Norris Minister of Advanced Education
May 25, 2012–September 13, 2013
Rob Norris
Rob Norris Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety
June 29, 2010–present
Incumbent
Frank Quennell Minister of Justice and Attorney General
November 21, 2007–May 25, 2012
Gordon Wyant