Tuesday, July 11, 2017

MLA - Glen Hart - Last Mountain - Touchwood

Dear Lord. Bless Mr Glen Hart with wisdom and faith. May he believe in the better nature of mankind, and even more in the blessing of a deep spiritual life. We ask you to give him miraculous guidance in his professional and personal life. Amen.

Glen was first elected to represent the Last Mountain-Touchwood constituency for the Saskatchewan Party in 1999. He was re-elected in 2003, 2007, 2011, and 2016. During his two terms in opposition, Glen's critic duties included Post-Secondary Education, Highways and Transportation, Environment, Labour, Deputy Critic for Aboriginal Affairs, and Deputy Critic for Culture, Youth and Recreation.
Following the 2007 election, Glen served as chair of the legislature's Standing Committee on Human Services and deputy chair of the legislature's Standing Committee on Public Accounts, as well as member of the caucus Standing Policy Committee on Human Services.
He is currently Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly and serves as a member of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts and the Private Bills Committee.
Glen and his wife Marlene have three children and ten grandchildren.

Monday, July 10, 2017

MLA - Hon. Jeremy Harrison - Meadow Lake

Dear Lord. We lift the Honourable Jeremy Harrison to you today and ask you to bless him with a great summer. May he and his family gain rest and refreshment that energizes Jeremy afresh to make great strides in the next session. Bless him with wisdom, character, and depth. Amen.

Jeremy Harrison grew up in the Meadow Lake area and graduated from Carpenter High School in 1996. Jeremy went on to complete an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Canadian History from the University of Alberta, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, and a Juris Doctor (Law) Degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Jeremy was elected to Parliament on June 28, 2004, and at the age of 26 became one of the youngest Canadians ever to sit in the House of Commons. Jeremy was elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in November 2007. He is the youngest Canadian ever to have been elected to both the House of Commons and a Provincial Legislative Assembly.
He first served as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Energy and Resources until being appointed to Cabinet in May of 2009. He has served as the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Minister of Enterprise Saskatchewan, Government House Leader, and Minister Responsible for Immigration, Jobs, Skills and Training. Jeremy currently serves as the Minister of the Economy, Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, Minister Responsible for the Global Transportation Hub, Minister Responsible for Tourism Saskatchewan, Minister Responsible for Innovation, and Minister Responsible for Trade.
Jeremy also currently serves as the Deputy House Leader, Vice-Chair of the Treasury Board, Chairman of the Red Tape Reduction Committee, and sits on the Cabinet Committee on Human Services. He also serves as a Member of the Board of Internal Economy and the Standing Committee on House Services.
Jeremy and his wife Alaina have one son, MacGregor and one daughter, Finnley

Friday, July 7, 2017

MLA - Hon. Donna Harpauer - Humboldt Watrous

Dear Lord. Thank you for the Honourable Donna Harpauer and the work that she has given to Saskatchewan. Give her an even greater sense of urgency with the affairs that you have placed before her. May your priorities bubble up to her awareness. May she be very effective at addressing what most effects people in Saskatchewan. Amen.

Raised on a small farm near Guernsey, Donna completed high school at Lanigan Central High and went on to receive a Medical Laboratory Technologist certificate at Kelsey Institute in Saskatoon. After interning at the Royal University Hospital and working full-time in the Microbiology, Donna got married and began farming in the LeRoy area where she raised three daughters.
First elected to the legislature in 1999, Donna was re-elected in the 2003, 2007, 2011, and 2016 provincial elections.
During her time in opposition, Donna served as the critic for the Public Service Commission, Highways, Agriculture, Investment Saskatchewan, Crown Investments Corporation, SaskPower, and SaskEnergy.
Donna currently serves as Minister of Government Relations and Minister responsible for First Nations, M├ętis and Northern Affairs. Previously, Donna has been Minister of Social Services, Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Housing Corporation and the Status of Women, Minister of Education, Minister of Crown Investments, Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Government Insurance, Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, and Provincial Secretary.
Donna has also served as chair of the Crown Investments Corporations Board, chair of the Child and Family Agenda Committee, vice chair of Treasury Board, and vice chair of the Provincial Land Use Committee. She has also served as a member of the Board of Internal Economy, House Services Committee, SaskBuilds, and the caucus committees on Priorities and Planning, Public Sector Bargaining, and Red Tape Review.
Donna currently resides in Humboldt.

Thursday, July 6, 2017

MLA - Hon. Joe Hargrave - Prince Albert Carlton

Dear Lord. We pray today for the Honourable Joe Hargrave. We recognize that he has a challenging portfolio and we ask you to give him grace, wisdom, and compassion as he deals with what is currently in front of him. Bless he and his family with a golden summer. Amen.

Joe Hargrave was elected MLA for Prince Albert Carlton in the 2016 provincial election.
Joe was raised near Porcupine Plain and has lived and worked in Prince Albert as owner/operator of Riverside Auto Group for the past 14 years.
Joe was also a manager with BMO for 20 years, as well as a corrections officer for 4 years. In addition to his busy professional life, Joe is involved in his community as a member of the Rotary Club, Board of Police Commissioners for Prince Albert and previous member of Community Futures.
Joe's varied business experience helps him to have a balanced understanding of the needs of the Prince Albert Carlton constituency.
He currently serves Saskatchewan as Minister of Crown Investments, and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Government Insurance and Saskatchewan Transportation Company. He was previously a member of the Public Accounts Committee.
Joe and his wife Fran have four children and five grandchildren.

Wednesday, July 5, 2017

MLA - David Forbes - Saskatoon Centre

Dear Lord. Thank you for David Forbes and his work in the province of Saskatchewan. Give him an abiding commitment to seeking the truth. Bless him with a steady value system that is linked to a healthy conscience. May he stand out as a man of principles and integrity. Amen.

Before entering politics, David Forbes taught in both Saskatoon and rural Saskatchewan.
David received a Bachelor of Education from the University of Regina and a master’s degree in Education Administration from the University of Saskatchewan. He was also active within the Saskatchewan Teachers’ Federation and the Saskatoon Teachers’ Association. David has been a strong volunteer for his local community association, the Saskatchewan SaskTel Jazz Festival and as a coach of youth football and softball.
He was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in a by-election in 2001 and re-elected in 2003, 2007, 2011, and 2016. In the previous NDP government David served as Minister of Environment and Labour. In the Saskatchewan NDP caucus, he has served as caucus chair and as the critic for Labour Relations and Workplace Safety, Social Services, housing, community-based organizations, Workers Compensation Board, diversity, equity, and human rights. He was also the associate critic for Education.
David and his spouse Dawn Martin have three children, Cam, Alison, and Reilly

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

MLA- Muhammad Fiaz- Regina Pasqua

Dear God. Today we pray for Muhammad Fiaz. We ask you to give him great insight into the challenges throughout the province. Help him to find ways to significantly contribute, both in his government role and also in his relationships in the community. Bless him with a wonderful summer. Amen.

Muhammad Fiaz was elected MLA for Regina Pasqua in the 2016 provincial election.
Muhammad was born and raised in Pakistan where he pursued his education, receiving a Bachelor of Commerce degree. Muhammad and his family immigrated to Toronto in 1995 where they established a thriving jewelry business, one that remains successful today.
In 2008, Muhammad chose to move to Saskatchewan – to what he fondly calls "the land of opportunity" – where he has worked as a road safety consultant for SGI.
Since moving to Saskatchewan, Muhammad has become an active member of his community.  He volunteers his time with Humanity First and also coaches in the South Regina Community Soccer Program.
Muhammad is excited to give back to a community and province that welcomed him with open arms. He currently serves Saskatchewan as a member of the Standing Committee on Human Services.
Muhammad and his wife Attia have three young boys.