Paula Biggar

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Paula Biggar
Member of the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island for
Tyne Valley-Linkletter
In office
June 12, 2007 – March 26, 2019
Preceded byPhilip Brown
Succeeded byriding redistributed
Personal details
Political partyLiberal

Paula Biggar is a Canadian politician.

She was elected to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island in the 2007 provincial election.[1] She represented the electoral district of Tyne Valley-Linkletter and is a member of the Liberal Party until she was defeated in the 2019 Prince Edward Island general election.[1] She previously held the title of "Deputy Speaker" of the House.[1]

A native of Prince County, Biggar received a diploma in Public Administration from the University of Prince Edward Island and was an educational assistant and municipal councillor prior to being elected.[1] She lives in Bideford.[1]

On May 20, 2015, Biggar was appointed to the Executive Council of Prince Edward Island as Minister of Transportation, Infrastructure and Energy.[2][3] She was given an additional role as Minister responsible for the Status of Women when Tina Mundy resigned from cabinet the following day.[4]


  1. ^ a b c d e "Paula Biggar MLA bio". The Government of Prince Edward Island. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  2. ^ "P.E.I. cabinet restructured under MacLauchlan". CBC News. May 20, 2015. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  3. ^ "PEI Premier Wade MacLauchlan names new, lean nine-member cabinet". The Globe and Mail. May 20, 2015. Retrieved 2016-06-03.
  4. ^ "Liberal Tina Mundy resigns from cabinet: cites 'financial matter'". CBC News. May 21, 2015. Retrieved 2016-06-03.