Lord we bless Ernie in his new role and responsibilities you have given him. We pray for great wisdom and guidance from you for the decisions and challenges ahead. You have already given him strength and a resolute spirit for this.
We are thankful for the gifts he has and the understanding of the land and all that is needed to prosper the people of this province.
May Your favour God rest upon him and may You bless him, his family and all his relationships in this season.
Ernie Hardeman was first elected MPP for Oxford in 1995 and is now the longest serving MPP in Oxford’s history. On June 29, 2018 he was appointed Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs.
Until 1995 Ernie owned and operated Hardeman Feed Ltd. in Salford and served as a volunteer firefighter, retiring as Captain of the South-West Oxford Fire Department. He and his wife, Reta, have three sons and a daughter.