District 19, Borden - Kinkora
Honourable George T. Webster
Minister of Agriculture and Forestry
George Webster was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of Prince Edward Island in the general election of May 2007, representing District 19, Borden-Kinkora. Mr. Webster was re-elected in 2011.
Mr. Webster was appointed Minister of Environment, Energy and Forestry in June 2007, and Minister of Agriculture in January, 2010. He chaired the Legislative Standing Committee on Strategic Planning. He was also appointed Deputy Premier in January, 2010.
Mr. Webster ran a family farming operation for over 30 years and is well-known for his commitment to environmental stewardship and sustainable farming practices. He received several provincial and national awards, including the Canadian Agri-Food Award of Excellence for Environmental Stewardship and the Honourable Gilbert R. Clements Award for Excellence in Sustainable Agriculture.
Mr. Webster has always been an active contributor to his community. He has served as a board member of the Bedeque Bay Environmental Management Association and the Kensington Country Store, as President of the Prince Edward Island Snowmobile Association and as a member of the Central Development Corporation. He has also been an active member of agriculture industry organizations including the Federation of Agriculture and the Prince Edward Island Potato Board.
Mr. Webster and his wife Wendy live in Middleton. They have two grown children, Troy and Tamie and five grandchildren
The Liberal Team at Work...
Our Liberal Team has worked to strengthen our economy and provide quality education and healthcare to all Islanders. I am proud to be part of the Liberal team that:
- ESTABLISHED the Rural Action Centre in Bedeque and the businesses it houses
- SUPPORTED the redevelopment of Camp Abegweit
- ASSISTED with upgrades to Kinkora’s wastewater and sewer main replacement and the installation of two wind turbines
- REPLACED Ross’s Corner bridge
District 19 ExecutivePresident: Steven Dawson
Vice President - Male: Ricky Harvey
Vice President - Female: Sandra Jay
Your MLA: George Webster