Dear Jesus,
we are privileged to bring Clarence Pettersen before You today. You love him so
much and we pray he will sense Your care and protection today in whatever he
does. As he serves the area of Flin Flon, grant him favour in his interactions
with people. May he know he has been placed in this position for a great
purpose to make his province a richer and better place. Bless MLA
Pettersen and his family, we pray in Your precious name, amen.

“I’m passionate about the issues that are important to Flin Flon and I have a vision for the area. If we work together, the best years are ahead of us.”

Clarence was elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Flin Flon on Oct. 4, 2011.

Clarence has deep roots in the Flin Flon constituency, and believes deeply in the potential of his community. He considers it a privilege to have grown up in the town of Flin Flon and to have taught school in the community for more than 30 years.

Clarence also understands the challenges and rewards of entrepreneurship. He and his wife created a successful small business, selling the BabyTrekker baby carrier to families around the world for over 20 years.

Clarence is passionate about Flin Flon’s potential and is determined to help build a prosperous and vibrant future for the community. He believes that Flin Flon, Snow Lake, Cranberry Portage and surrounding areas are ‘jewels of the North’. He is eager to help create more opportunities for young people and families to keep Flin Flon moving forward.

More About Clarence

  • Earned a degree in education and history at Brandon University;
  • Co-founder of the Flin Flon-Creighton greening project, an initiative that has helped to reclaim lands affected by industrial pollution, and
  • Married to Judy. They have three daughters; Hilary, Michelle and Mari-Anne, and a granddaughter, Claire.