Kevin Doherty (politician)

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Kevin Doherty
Member of the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly
for Regina Northeast
In office
November 7, 2011 – March 2, 2018
Preceded by Ron Harper
Succeeded by Yens Pedersen
Personal details
Born Rose Valley, Saskatchewan
Political party Saskatchewan Party

Kevin Doherty is a Canadian politician, who was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan in the 2011 election.[1] He represented the electoral district of Regina Northeast as a member of the Saskatchewan Party caucus.[2]

On May 21, 2015, Doherty was appointed to the Executive Council of Saskatchewan as Minister of Finance.[3][4]

He became Minister of Advanced Education August 30, 2017 but resigned exactly two months later to deal with personal issues.[5] He subsequenty resigned his seat in the legislature on March 2, 2018 to accept a position in the private sector.[6]

Cabinet positions

Saskatchewan Provincial Government of Brad Wall
Cabinet posts (4)
Predecessor Office Successor
Bronwyn Eyre Minister of Advanced Education
August 30, 2017–October 30, 2017
Herb Cox
Ken Krawetz Minister of Finance
May 21, 2015–August 30, 2017
Donna Harpauer
Rob Norris Minister of Advanced Education
June 5, 2014–May 21, 2015
Scott Moe
Bill Hutchinson Minister of Parks, Culture and Sport
May 25, 2012–June 5, 2014
Mark Docherty


  1. ^ "NDP loses seats in Regina as Sask. Party gains". Regina Leader-Post, November 8, 2011.
  2. ^,87,72,1,Documents&MediaID=4543&Filename=Hon.+Kevin+Doherty's+Biography+(English).pdf
  3. ^ "Kevin Doherty to finance in cabinet shuffle for Saskatchewan". CBC News. May 21, 2015. Retrieved March 9, 2016.
  4. ^ "Wall shuffles cabinet; appoints new Sask. finance minister". CTV News. May 21, 2015. Retrieved May 3, 2018.
  5. ^ "Advanced Education Minister Kevin Doherty resigns from Sask. cabinet". CBC News. October 30, 2017. Retrieved May 3, 2018.
  6. ^ "MLA Kevin Doherty announces he's leaving politics". CBC News. March 2, 2018. Retrieved May 3, 2018.
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