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Hon. Lana Popham, Saanich South

Lord Jesus, we pray today for Honourable Lana Popham. We thank you for her many contributions to our province and pray that there would be a good return on all of her hard work. As she navigates the day-to-day affairs of governing, we pray that you would fill her with wisdom and strength. We ask for joy, peace and love to infiltrate every aspect of her world. Protect her and surround her, in Jesus’ name, Amen!

Lana Popham was first elected MLA for Saanich South in 2009, and re-elected in 2013, 2017 and 2020. She is the Minister of Agriculture. Lana was raised on Quadra Island in a do-it-yourself community, where growing food, raising animals and harvesting from the sea was a way of life. Her interest in urban planning led her to UBC where she graduated with a degree in geography. In 1996, Lana made her home in Saanich South. She co-founded and operated Barking Dog Vineyard, the first certified organic vineyard on Vancouver Island. She was also president of the Vancouver Island Grape Growers Association, chair of the Certification Committee for the Islands Organic Producers Association, and a member of the Investment Agriculture Board.