Don Morgan

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Don Morgan
QC
Saskatchewan Attorney General Don Morgan.jpg
MLA for Saskatoon Southeast
Assumed office
2003
Preceded by Pat Lorje
Deputy Premier of Saskatchewan
Assumed office
August 23, 2016
Preceded by Don McMorris
Saskatchewan Minister of Education
Assumed office
September 13, 2013
Preceded by Russ Marchuk
Saskatchewan Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety
Assumed office
June 29, 2010
Preceded by Rob Norris (as Minister of Advanced Education, Employment and Labour)
Saskatchewan Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Saskatchewan
In office
November 21, 2007 – May 25, 2012
Preceded by Frank Quennell
Succeeded by Gordon Wyant
Saskatchewan Minister of Advanced Education
In office
May 25, 2012 – September 13, 2013
Preceded by Rob Norris (as Minister of Advanced Education, Employment and Labour)
Succeeded by Rob Norris
Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board
Personal details
Born 1950/1951 (age 65–66)[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". 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
Rob Norris Minister of Advanced Education
2012–2013
Rob Norris
Rob Norris Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety
2010–present
incumbent
Russ Marchuk Minister of Education
2012–present
incumbent
Frank Quennell Minister of Justice and Attorney General
2007–2012
Gordon Wyant