Valerie Docherty

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Valerie E. Docherty
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island for
Kellys Cross-Cumberland
In office
June 12, 2007 – May 4, 2015
Preceded by Carolyn Bertram
Succeeded by Peter Bevan-Baker
Personal details
Political party Liberal
Residence Elmwood
Occupation civil servant, teacher

Valerie E. Docherty 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 Kellys Cross-Cumberland as a member of the Liberal Party for two terms. She is a graduate of the University of Prince Edward Island.

On January 13, 2010, Docherty was replaced in the Provincial Cabinet as minister of Tourism and Culture by Robert Vessey, MLA for York-Oyster Bed.[1] Docherty was reappointed to cabinet in October 2011 as Minister of Community Services, Seniors, Labour and Minister responsible for the Status of Women.[2] She was defeated by Green Party leader Peter Bevan-Baker in the 2015 provincial election.[3]


  1. ^ "Ghiz shuffles cabinet". CBC News. January 13, 2010. Retrieved 2015-05-05. 
  2. ^ "Veterans bounced from P.E.I. cabinet". CBC News. October 18, 2011. Retrieved 2015-05-05. 
  3. ^ "Green Party Leader Peter Bevan-Baker makes P.E.I. political history". CBC News. May 4, 2015. Retrieved 2015-05-05.