Father God, we pray for MLA: Hon. John Rustad. You know what major responsibilities leaders have so please guide and care for him as Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation. Continue to watch over him daily as he fulfills his various roles. Give him good physical health and vitality and may he feel extra strength from You. We thank You that he cares about his community and is diligently working to bring forward positive change. May his efforts prosper. Give him balance as he manages his public life and family life. Thanks be to You Lord Jesus Christ! Amen.
John Rustad was re-elected to represent the riding of Nechako Lakes on May 14, 2013, and was appointed Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation on June 10, 2013.
He was first elected in 2005, and previously served as Parliamentary Secretary for Forestry to the Minister of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations. He has also served as a member of the Environment and Land Use Committee, the Legislative Review Committee, Treasury Board, and many parliamentary committees including the Select Standing Committees on Education; Public Accounts; and, Health.
John was born and raised in Prince George and has lived all of his life in northern B.C. He grew up enjoying fishing and hunting. In 2009, he and his wife Kim moved to Cluculz Lake where they enjoy the peace and beauty of rural living.