Lord as we rise today, we ask Your hand to be on the Hon. Doug Donaldson. As he serves his constituency of Stikine & all British Columbians, may he keep all people in his heart. May he see the needs of the people and the balance of the environment. We ask this in Jesus name amen.
Doug Donaldson was elected as MLA for Stikine in 2009 and re-elected in 2013 and 2017. He is the Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development. Doug served as the Official Opposition spokesperson for Energy and Mines.
Prior to becoming an MLA, Doug worked for Storytellers’ Foundation, a non-profit organization focusing on community economic development in the region including local food action initiatives.
Doug’s many years in the northwest included living in Smithers and Telkwa before settling in Hazelton where he was a four-term municipal councillor. He has travelled extensively throughout the Stikine constituency which overlays the traditional territories of seven First Nations.
Doug is married and has two adult children. He enjoys skiing, hiking, running and tending to his chickens, turkeys, sheep and llamas. His formal education includes an undergraduate degree in biology and a master’s degree in journalism.