P.E.I. names new minister of agriculture
By Top Crop Manager
The Honourable Alan McIsaac recently announced that he is stepping down from his position as Prince Edward Island’s minister of Agriculture and Fisheries effective immediately. He will continue to serve as a member of the Legislative Assembly for District 5, Vernon River-Stratford.
McIsaac was first elected in October 2007. Following re-election in 2011 he was appointed minister of Education and Early Childhood Development and minister of Justice and Public Safety and attorney general. During that time he served as the vice-chair of the Council of Ministers of Education, Canada (CMEC). He was appointed minister of Agriculture and Fisheries in 2015.
Robert Henderson, MLA for O’Leary-Inverness, will be the new minister of Agriculture and Fisheries for P.E.I. and was sworn into the new position on January 10.