Don Morgan was born, raised and educated in Saskatoon. He graduated from the University of Saskatchewan (College of Law) in 1978 and practiced law in Saskatoon from 1979 to 1988. Between 1988 and 1992 he was chairman and CEO of the Saskatchewan Legal Aid Commission and was appointed as Queen's Counsel in 1990. He practiced law in Saskatoon from 1992 until 2007. Don also served on the Saskatoon Public School Board from 1999 to 2003, including a term as Board Chair.
Don was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in November 2003, representing the constituency of Saskatoon Southeast. He was re-elected in the 2007, 2011, 2016 and 2020 provincial elections. During his term in opposition, Don served as Critic for Justice, Deputy Critic for First Nations and Métis Relations, Opposition Deputy House Leader, and sat on the legislature’s Standing Committee on Private Bills.
Since the 2007 provincial election, Don has served the province as Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Minister of Education and Minister of Advanced Education. The former Deputy Premier has also served as Minister responsible for the GTH and SaskTel.
Don currently serves as Minister of Crown Investments Corporation and Minister responsible for all major crown corporations, including SaskEnergy, SGI, SaskPower, SaskTel, SaskGaming and SaskWater. He is also the Minister of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety and Minister responsible for the Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board.
Don and his wife Sandy are residents in the Rosewood area of Saskatoon.