District 21 Candidate


District 25
O’Leary – Inverness

Robert was elected to the Legislative Assembly in District 25 in 2007, 2011, 2015 and 2019.

Robert currently serves as the Third-Party Whip and Third-Party Critic for health, agriculture and land, Indigenous relations, transportation, infrastructure and energy. He has served as Chair of the Standing Committees on Community and Intergovernmental Affairs, Education and Innovation and Agriculture and Fisheries, and also served in Cabinet as Minister of Tourism and Culture from 2011 to 2015, Minister of Health and Wellness from 2015 to 2018, and Minister of Agriculture and Fisheries from 2018 to 2019.

He is a former economic development officer, employment counsellor and a potato, beef and blueberry farmer. He has been an active community volunteer chairing numerous organizations, including the Tyne Valley – Ellerslie Community School, Tyne Valley Rink, West Prince Community Futures, PEI Guitar Festival, Tyne Valley Oyster Festival, and others. Robert enjoys hockey, golf, music and managing his farm property.

Robert and his wife Sandra live in Freeland. Their family includes daughter Chantel, a Registered Nurse, her husband Paul Noye, daughter Sara, Ph.D. in Biochemistry, and her husband Tobias Speth, and grandchildren Olivia, Elliott and Benson.

“Hello/kwe’. Feel free to reach out anytime!



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