Jeremy Harrison grew up in the Meadow Lake area and graduated from Carpenter High School in 1996. Jeremy went on to complete an undergraduate degree in Political Science and Canadian History from the University of Alberta, a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from the Johnson Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, and a Juris Doctor (Law) Degree from the University of Saskatchewan.
Jeremy was elected to Parliament on June 28th, 2004, and at the age of 26 became one of the youngest Canadians ever to sit in the House of Commons. Jeremy was elected to the Saskatchewan Legislature in November 2007. He is the youngest Canadian ever to have been elected to both the House of Commons and a Provincial Legislative Assembly. He first served as Legislative Secretary to the Minister of Energy and Resources until being appointed to Cabinet in May of 2009. He has served as the Minister of Municipal Affairs, Minister of Enterprise Saskatchewan, Government House Leader, Minister of Immigration, Jobs, Skills and Training, Minister of the Economy, Minister Responsible for the Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, Minister Responsible for the Global Transportation Hub, and Minister Responsible for Tourism, Innovation, and Trade.
Currently, Jeremy serves as the Minister of Trade and Export Development, Minister of Immigration, Minister of Career and Skills Training and as Deputy House Leader. Jeremy also serves as a member of the Standing Committee on House Services; the Board of Internal Economy Committee; Chair’s the Cabinet Committee on Government Operations; and is a member of the Cabinet Committee on Priorities and Planning.
Jeremy and his wife Alaina have one son, MacGregor and one daughter, Finnley.