Hon. Paul Merriman, Saskatoon Silverspring-Sutherland

Dear Heavenly Father, we thank you for Honorable Paul Merriman, for his skills and for his heart to serve his constituency of Saskatoon Silverspring-Sutherland and the people of Saskatchewan. We pray that you help him and bless him in his work. In these trying times we pray that you would bless him as Minister of Health. Continue to give him strength and wisdom as he administrates this portfolio on behalf of the people of the province. We pray that you will help him to overcome challenges. Lord, bless his family and friends; we ask these things in Jesus name. 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 Social Services. He has previously served as Government House Leader and Government Whip. He also sits on the Board of Internal Economy. Paul and his wife, Leane Durand, have four children.