Sonny Gallant

Sonny Gallant was elected to the Legislature of Prince Edward Island in provincial elections held in 2007, 2011, 2015, and 2019. Sonny has served as Government House Leader and as a Minister under previous administrations. He currently serves as Leader of the Third Party in the legislature.

A Liberal Member of the Prince Edward Island Legislative Assembly (MLA), he was elected to represent the constituency of Evangeline - Miscouche.

He has served as a member of the Operations Committee; Chair of the Standing Committee on Fisheries, Transportation and Rural Development; Legislative Management Committee; Standing Committee on Community and Intergovernmental Affairs; Standing Committee on Health, Social Development and Seniors; and the Standing Committee on Public Accounts.

 

In the past, he has also served as a Member of Treasury Board.

Sonny serves as the third party critic for environment, water and climate change; intergovernmental affairs; and Acadian and francophone affairs.

Sonny Gallant is a life-long resident of Miscouche.

 

He is a business person, community leader, and coach. Sonny spent many years coaching minor hockey and softball and loves the game of golf. He is Past Chair of the Miscouche Community Council; Past Director of the Acadian Purchase Trust; Member of the Board of Directors of the Miscouche Legion Senior Citizens Home and was a leader with the Scout Movement. He has also served on the Board of Directors of the Prince Edward Island Federation of Municipalities.

Sonny Gallant and his wife Linda live in Miscouche and have three sons.