Official Opposition House Leader
MLA District 5 Mermaid-Stratford
Born and raised on Prince Edward Island, Michele Beaton graduated from UPEI with a Bachelor in Business Administration. She then worked with her family in the construction and operation of the family golf course tourism business. Pursuing a career with a national telecom, she moved to Ottawa in 2004. Michele moved back to Prince Edward Island to raise her daughter Ava and in 2012, accepted a position as the product manager for business internet with Bell Aliant.
On April 23, 2019, Michele was elected to represent District 5, Stratford Mermaid, and currently serves as opposition critic for Health and Wellness, and as Official Opposition House Leader.
Michele has been involved in Girl Guides of Canada and is the leader of the Stratford Brownies where she takes pride in mentoring young people. She was also a councillor on the Alexandra Community Council.
Michele is interested in learning about and experiencing new cultures from all around the world and as a result, loves to travel, and host international students.
- Health and Wellness
- Health and Social Development
- Legislative Assembly Management
RELEASE: Official Opposition requests emergency meeting of the Standing Committee on Health and Social Development to call on Premier King and Minister of Health and Wellness Ernie Hudson to provide update on PEI’s healthcare crisis
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 23, 2022 Official Opposition requests emergency meeting of the Standing Committee on Health and Social Development to call on Premier King and Minister of Health and Wellness Ernie Hudson to provide update on PEI’s healthcare crisis...
Public inquiry needed into long-term care in PEI *originally published in The Guardian, June 28, 2022 It is without a doubt that across this country the people who have suffered most from COVID are seniors living in long-term care. Here on P.E.I., we have heard...