Fox, Hon. Jamie
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Jamie Fox was first elected as the MLA for Borden-Kinkora in 2015 and was appointed by Premier King as the Minister of Fisheries and Communities for the Province of Prince Edward Island in May 2019.
He is a native of New Brunswick who joined the Canadian Armed Forces and served in the Royal Canadian Artillery and the Military Police. In 1990, he was appointed the Chief of Police for the Municipally of Borden-Carleton and retired as a casual member of the Charlottetown Police Department completing 30 years in uniform.
Fox has served in Opposition as critic for the departments of Transportation, Infrastructure & Energy and Justice & Public Safety from 2015 to 2019. He has also served on the Infrastructure & Energy Standing Committee, Agricultural & Fisheries Standing Committee, Public Accounts Committee and Audit Committee and now sits on the Priorities Committee of Executive Council.
As a member of the Opposition in a majority government, Fox was successful in having three private members bills passed in the legislature – 2017 An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act (No. 4) improving officer safety, 2017 An Act to Amend the Workers Compensation Act recognizing PTSD coverage for all workers and 2018 Mandatory Sexual Assault Law Education Act requiring judges to have sexual assault law education.
From 2015 to 2017, Fox served as Interim Leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Prince Edward Island and the Leader of Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition.
Fox is an avid participant in outdoor activities and is a supporter of fish and wildlife conservation. He has been, and continues to be, an active member of the Canadian Coast Guard Auxiliary for over 25 years, involved in rescue response.
Jamie Fox lives in Seven Mile Bay with his wife Deborah, where they have raised three sons and now enjoy two granddaughters.