Renseignements en français

Google Translate Disclaimer

A number of pages on the Government of Saskatchewan`s web site have been professionally translated in French. These translations are identified by a yellow text box that resembles the link below and can be found in the right hand rail of the page. The home page for French-language content on this site can be found here:

Renseignements en Français

Where an official translation is not available, Google™ Translate can be used. Google™ Translate is a free online language translation service that can translate text and web pages into different languages. Translations are made available to increase access to Government of Saskatchewan content for populations whose first language is not English.

The results of software-based translation do not approach the fluency of a native speaker or possess the skill of a professional translator. The translation should not be considered exact, and may include incorrect or offensive language Government of Saskatchewan does not warrant the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information translated by this system. Some files or items cannot be translated, including graphs, photos, and other file formats such as portable document formats (PDFs).

Any person or entities that rely on information obtained from the system does so at his or her own risk. Government of Saskatchewan is not responsible for any damage or issues that may possibly result from using translated website content. If you have any questions about Google™ Translate, please visit: Google™ Translate FAQs.

Honourable Donna Harpauer

 Honourable Donna Harpauer

Minister of Finance

MLA for Humboldt-Watrous


Ms. Harpauer was raised on a small farm near Guernsey, Saskatchewan.  She completed high school at Lanigan Central High and attended Kelsey Institute in Saskatoon where she received her Medical Laboratory Technologist certificate.

Ms. Harpauer interned at the Royal University Hospital in Saskatoon, and worked full-time in the Microbiology Lab from 1978 to 1983.  Later she married and farmed in the LeRoy area and raised three daughters.

First elected to the Legislature representing the former Watrous constituency in 1999, Ms. Harpauer was re-elected in the new Humboldt Constituency in 2003, 2007, 2011, and in the 2016 provincial elections.  During her time in opposition, she served as the critic for Highways, Agriculture, Investment Saskatchewan, Crown Investments Corporation, SaskPower and SaskEnergy.  She was also the deputy critic of Highways and Transportation and a member of the Legislature’s Board of Internal Economy.

Ms. Harpauer served as the Minister of Social Services from November 2007 to June 2010. She then served as the Minister of Education from July 2010 to May 2012. She was appointed Minister of Crown Investments on May 25, 2012. Ms. Harpauer returned to Social Services on June 5, 2014 when she was appointed Minister of Social Services and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Housing Corporation and Status of Women. In August 2016, Ms. Harpauer was appointed Minister of Government Relations and Minister responsible for First Nations, Métis and Northern Affairs. In August 2017, Minister Harpauer was appointed Minister of Finance.

Ms. Harpauer currently resides in Humboldt.

We need your feedback to improve Help us improve