Lord God, we lift up Honourable Joe Hargrave. May your blessings and guidance be upon him Lord, and make him stronger each day in his leadership. We thank you, Lord, as he upholds and actively oversees the Ministry of SaskBuilds and Procurement, the GHT, and Provincial Archives. Father God, may his strong disposition in creating excellent effort in sustainability, and focus be centred on the decisive progress of his portfolios. Bless him more with wisdom and inspiration in all aspects of his job and the latest projects. Bless his family, colleagues and constituents. In Jesus’ name, Amen.
Joe Hargrave was elected MLA for Prince Albert Carlton in the 2016 provincial election and again in 2020. He was raised near Porcupine Plain and has lived and worked in Prince Albert for many years. He has previously served as Deputy Speaker and Chair of the committee of the Whole, Minister of Highways, Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Water Security Agency, Minister responsible for SaskEnergy and SaskTel, and as vice-chair of the SaskBuilds Corporation board. He was the Minister of Crown Investments Corporation, Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Opportunities Corporation, Minister responsible for STC, Minister responsible for SGI, chair of the Crown Investments Corporation board, and vice-chair of Public Sector Bargaining. He currently serves as Minister of SaskBuilds and Procurement, and Minister responsible for the GTH and Provincial Archives of Saskatchewan. He is also chair of the SaskBuilds and Procurement board, and a member of the Crown Investment Corporation board and the cabinet committee on the Lake Diefenbaker Irrigation Expansion Project. Joe and his wife Fran have four children and seven grandchildren.