Carol Skelton was first elected on November 27, 2000 as the MP for Saskatoon - Rosetown - Biggar. She is currently the Senior Critic for Western Economic Diversification and the Critic for Human Resources & Skills Development (Social Economy). She has most recently served as Deputy Leader of the Official Opposition. Prior to this position, she was the Deputy Health Critic and Deputy House Leader for the Official Opposition and was responsible for reviewing the natural health products policy. She also monitored the national blood screening process for West Nile Virus. When first elected, she was the Official Opposition Critic for Human Resources & Development Canada (HRDC).
She was a Coordinator for the Canadian Blood Services prior to being elected. She also has a record of service as a leader in her community, having served in organizations ranging from 4-H to the Royal Canadian Legion. In her work with the Canadian Red Cross she worked as a Family Services Officer in Winnipeg during the Manitoba flood and in Nebraska and Iowa during the great flood of the Mississippi.
Carol's past political involvement include; Member of the Advisory Committee to the Minister of Health on Alcohol, Drugs and Youth in Saskatchewan; former Board Member of the Saskatchewan Research Council; former Board Member of the Canadian 4-H Council, on behalf of the Canadian Hereford Association and former member of the Management Committee for the Saskatchewan Party.
Born in Biggar, Saskatchewan on December 12, 1945, Mrs. Skelton resides in Harris, Saskatchewan. She is married to Noel and has shared in the management of their farm for 38 years. They have three grown children and five beautiful granddaughters.
Member of Parliament
High School with various other educational training and certificates
Married with three grown children and five grandchildren.
Carol Skelton, MP can be reached by contacting any of her MP Offices.
Ottawa: 613 995 1551
Saskatoon: 306 975 6555