The Hon. Doug Currie

doug curriePast Chair, CMEC & Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture

The Honourable Doug Currie was first elected Liberal Member of Legislative Assembly in 2007. He held numerous leadership roles, including Minister of Health, Social Services and Seniors; Minister of Health and Wellness; Minister Responsible for Sport and Recreation; Minister Responsible for Municipal Affairs; and Minister of Family and Human Services.

In January 2016, Minister Currie was sworn in as Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture. At this time he led the Department’s restructuring, created the Public Schools Branch and established a new advisory model to give all education partners more opportunity for input in the education system.

Minister Currie was the lead Minister (Chair) of all Education Ministers (CMEC) Ministers of Education Canada and also co-chair of the National Early Childhood Framework with Federal Minister Duclos who is the Minister responsible for Families, Children and Social Development in Canada. Prior to entering public office Doug was in a variety of leadership roles as school administrator.

Doug Currie resigned from provincial politics on October 19, 2017.