We thank you today, Jesus, for MLA Ian Paton and the work that he is doing. You have given him a tender, compassionate heart at the same time that he exhibits an outer strength and tenacity. Guide his path and his work, bring to the forefront what needs to be done. Bring life and fresh perspective to the work that he is doing. Amen!
Ian was elected as MLA for Delta South in 2017, and re-elected in October 2020. He currently serves as the Official Opposition critic for Agriculture and Food. Ian graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of British Columbia in 1978. A lifelong Delta resident, Ian has over 30 years of experience running and owning a dairy farm and farm auction business. Locally, Ian is the past president of the East Delta Community Hall Society, a past member of the Hall 4 Volunteer Fire Department, a long-time Director of the BC Youth in Agriculture Foundation and has volunteered with many local organizations, including the Delta Hospital Foundation, REACH Child and Youth Development Society, and the Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust. Ian lives on his family farm in Delta with his wife Pam.