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Hal Perry


Hal Perry
Hal Perry
Deputy Speaker
District 27: Tignish - Palmer Road

Contact information:

Tel: 902-368-4330

Office location:
Ground floor,
Hon. George Coles Building
175 Richmond Street,


Hal Perry was elected MLA for District #27 in the elections of 2011, 2015, and 2019.

Mr. Perry was Minister of Education, Early Learning and Culture from May 2015 to January 2016. During this time he was the vice-chair of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC). He has also chaired and been an active member of standing committees of the legislature.

Prior to his election, Hal was employed as a Property Development Officer with the PEI Department of Environment, Energy and Forestry.

Hal has displayed his commitment to community through his volunteer roles. He has served as president of the PEI 4-H, Leader of the Tignish 4-H Club, and president and track and field coach with Special Olympics PEI. He has also served as a volunteer with the Tignish Irish Moss Festival for the past 25 years.

He has been past-chair of the Tignish Silver Fox Winter Carnival, past-president of the Tignish Home and School Association, past-president of the M.E. Callaghan Junior High Home and School Association, and past-director with the PEI Home and School Federation.

Hal and his wife, Brenda, currently reside in Tignish with their two sons, Jack and Ben.

On June 13, 2019, Mr. Perry was elected Deputy Speaker of the Legislative Assembly.


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