Born and raised in Regina, Christine graduated from Miller High School after which she went on to earn her psychiatric nursing diploma from Wascana Institute. The next step in Christine’s professional life was to graduate from the Saskatchewan Police College.
Christine served on the Saskatoon Police Service for three years before joining the Regina city police. Christine served in the Regina Police Association and the Saskatchewan Federation of Police Officers. In 2007, she was elected president of the Regina Police Association and was the first woman in Canada to lead a major police association. Christine also rose through the ranks of the Regina city police.
Christine was first elected MLA for Regina Wascana Plains in the November 2007 provincial election. She was re-elected in 2011 and 2016.
Christine has served Saskatchewan in various roles including as Minister of Government Services, Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority, Minister of Tourism, Parks, Culture and Sport, and Minister responsible for the Provincial Capital Commission.
She currently serves as Minister of Corrections and Policing, and Minister responsible for Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation.
For the past several years, along with fellow MLA Laura Ross, Christine has been hosting about 200 mentors and girls at an annual self-esteem and leadership event. Christine lives by the philosophy that “strong girls grow up to be strong women and strong women build strong communities.”
Christine is married to Gary Massier and is the proud mother of Regan and Cameron.