Don Morgan was born, raised and educated in Saskatoon. He graduated from the College of Law, University of Saskatchewan, 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. He was appointed as Queen's Counsel in 1990. From 1992 until 2007 he practiced law in Saskatoon. Mr. Morgan also served on the Saskatoon Public School Board from 1999 to 2003 including a term as Board Chair.
Don has always been active in his community. He has served as Chairman of the Board of the Mendel Art Gallery, and also as a board member on the Mendel Art Gallery Foundation and the Saskatchewan Jazz Festival. In addition, he has volunteered for numerous organizations including: Junior Achievement, the Food Bank, Alzheimer's, the Red Cross and the United Way.
He has been active with the Retinitis Pigmentosa Research Foundation and, was the founding president of the National Ride for Sight campaign, a charity that has raised more than $1 million per year. Don has also participated in the Saskatchewan Association for Community Living's "Adopt-an-MLA Program".
Don was first elected to the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly in 2003 and was re-elected in the 2007, 2011 and 2016 provincial elections. Since 2007 Mr. Morgan has held several different cabinet positions. Mr. Morgan has served as Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Minister of Advanced Education, Minister responsible for SaskTel, Minister of Education and Minister of Labour Relations and Work Place Safety. In 2016 he was appointed Deputy Premier and served in the role until 2018.
Don is currently serving as Minister of Justice and Attorney General, Minister of Labour Relations and Work Place Safety, Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board, Minister responsible for SaskTel and Minister Responsible for the Global Transportation Hub.
Don and his wife Sandy reside in the Rosewood neighborhood of Saskatoon.