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Hon. Doug Currie



Hon. Doug Currie
Minister of Health and Wellness
Minister of Family and Human Services
MLA for District 11: Charlottetown - Parkdale

For Health and Wellness:

Mailing Address:

PO Box 2000
4th Floor North,
105 Rochford St

Charlottetown, PEI
C1A 7N8


Office Address:

4th Floor, Shaw Building North
105 Rochford St.
Charlottetown

Contact Information:

Tel:902-368-5250
Fax: 902-368-4121
Email: dwcurrie@gov.pe.ca

For Family and Human Services:


Mailing Address:

2nd Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street
PO Box 2000
Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8

  

Office Address:

2nd Floor, Jones Building
11 Kent Street

Contact Information:
Tel: 902-368-6520
Fax: 902-894-0242
Email: dwcurrie@gov.pe.ca

 

 


Biography

Doug Currie was elected as Liberal MLA (Charlottetown – Parkdale) on May 28th, 2007.

In May 2007, Currie served as Minister of Health, Social Services and Seniors.

In May 2008, Currie represented Provincial and Territorial Ministries of Health as part of the Canadian delegation to the World Health Organization Forum in Geneva, Switzerland. As Health Minister Currie helped establish the Integrated Health System Project, which focused on operational improvements and service realignment to improve health services for Islanders. The Government’s vision of One Island Future – One Island Health System guided this project.

From January 2010 to Fall 2011 Currie served as Minister of Education and Early Childhood Development and Attorney General. During this time, Currie implemented the Public Education Governance Review for the Province of Prince Edward Island and was the driving force behind several key changes to Prince Edward Island’s education system.

In Fall 2011, Currie served as Minister of Health and Wellness and Minister Responsible for Sport and Recreation. Currie led the renewal and implementation of the Mental Health and Addictions Strategy, the creation of Health PEI, and the transformation of the provincial health care system.

In February 2015, Currie was appointed Minister of Health and Wellness, Minister Responsible for Sport and Recreation and Minister Responsible for Municipal Affairs.

 In May 2015, Currie was appointed Minister of Health and Wellness, Minister Responsible for Sport and Recreation and Minister of Family and Human Services.

Currie grew up in District 11 Charlottetown –Parkdale where he currently lives with his two daughters. He holds a Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Education degree from the University of Prince Edward Island and a Master of Education degree from the University of New Brunswick.  
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