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Hon. Paul Merriman, Saskatoon Silverspring-Sutherland

Heavenly Father, we bring before you the Hon. Paul Merriman. With the challenges and mental rigours of serving in the Legislature, may he seek your guidance in all he does. May he be seen as a servant leader everywhere he goes, and may he pass on that legacy. Give him wisdom, Lord, to lead his family well and may it be an example of love and excellence for others to be inspired by. Strengthen him, pour of yourself into him, and provide him with vision and wisdom as he serves the people of this province. Amen.


First elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 2011, Paul Merriman continues serving his constituency and province following his re-election in 2016. Paul has called Saskatchewan home for nearly thirty years, having lived in Saskatoon since 1994. Born and raised in Toronto, he moved here with his family in 1988. Prior to the 2011 election, Paul was the executive director of the Saskatoon Food Bank and Learning Centre. He was also formerly employed by SaskEnergy for eight years, setting up a province-wide salvage operation of used material. He has also owned and operated two small businesses. Paul is currently the Minister of Health. He has previously served as Minister of Social Services, Government House Leader, and Government Whip. He also sits on the Board of Internal Economy. Paul and his wife, Leane Durand, have four children.