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Hon. Paul Merriman, Saskatoon Silverspring-Sutherland

Father God, You have given Hon. Paul Merriman a personality with a caring nature. You have granted him favour with his constituents. We ask You to grant him Your continued favour. Give him joy in serving others as he represents the people of Saskatoon Silverspring–Sutherland. Bless him with good health. May Your abiding presence guide him in the varied tasks from week to week. In the name of Jesus we pray, 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 Corrections, Policing and Public Safety and Minister Responsible for the Firearms Secretariat. 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.