Janice Sherry

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Janice Sherry
MLA for Summerside-Wilmot
In office
June 12, 2007 – August 1, 2016
Preceded by Gregory Deighan
Succeeded by Chris Palmer
Personal details
Born Summerside, Prince Edward Island
Political party Liberal

Janice Sherry is a Canadian politician.

She was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island in the 2007 provincial election. She represented the electoral district of Summerside-Wilmot and is a member of the Liberal Party.

In January 2010, Sherry was appointed to the Executive Council of Prince Edward Island as Minister of Community Services, Seniors and Labour.[1] Following the 2011 election, Sherry was moved to Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry.[2][3] She became Minister of Environment, Labour and Justice in November 2011, when Premier Robert Ghiz reduced the number of government departments.[4] Sherry retained the portfolio when Wade MacLauchlan took over as premier in February 2015,[5] but was dropped from cabinet following the 2015 election.[6]

Sherry resigned as MLA for Summerside-Wilmot on August 1, 2016.[7]

A native and resident of Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Sherry is a former business owner.


  • "MLA biography". Government of Prince Edward Island. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  1. ^ "Ghiz shuffles cabinet". CBC News. January 13, 2010. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  2. ^ "Veterans bounced from P.E.I. cabinet". CBC News. October 18, 2011. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  3. ^ "Ghiz announces new cabinet; Brown, Bertram lose portfolios". The Guardian. October 18, 2011. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  4. ^ "Premier reduces departments, shuffles deputies". The Guardian. November 15, 2011. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  5. ^ "Wade MacLauchlan takes over as P.E.I. premier, replacing Robert Ghiz". CTV News. February 23, 2015. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  6. ^ "P.E.I. cabinet restructured under MacLauchlan". CBC News. May 20, 2015. Retrieved 2016-06-04. 
  7. ^ "Janice Sherry calling it quits - Local - The Guardian". www.theguardian.pe.ca. Retrieved 2016-08-01.