Blessed Father, we raise up to you our Premier John Horgan. Father as our Premier gives advice to the Executive Council, we ask for Godly wisdom to be released upon him. We thank you for Premier Horgan’s years of public service. Now that he has become Premier we ask for protection & wisdom daily as he gives leadership to our beautiful Province. May you also bless his Family during this Christmas season, in Jesus name we pray. Amen.
John Horgan, was elected MLA for the new riding of Langford-Juan de Fuca in 2017. He was first elected to the Legislature in 2005 as MLA for Juan de Fuca, and has been re-elected three times. He became leader of the BC NDP in 2014.
As a young man John worked in a BC mill and in a joinery. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at Trent University in Ontario and Sydney University in Australia. A meeting with Tommy Douglas sparked his interest in social democracy and he went on to work for Members of Parliament in Ottawa. In 2001, John started a management and research consulting company helping both private and public sector organizations.
A cancer survivor, he is a passionate advocate for health care, public schools and community services for families. A husband and father, John and his wife Ellie have two grown sons.