Hon. Doug Donaldson, Stikine

Heavenly Father, thank You for MLA Hon. Doug Donaldson, Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development, Stikine,  and the cutting edge strategies You are downloading to him. Bless him and use his relevant  education and rural  experience to further Your purposes in his areas of influence. Help him to extend opportunities to communities in our Province while protecting natural resources. Please continue to speak clearly to him in areas of economic development,  enabling him to walk the tight rope between profits and conservation. Give him courage. Renew his energy and vision. Please bless his family. 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. Prior to becoming an MLA, Doug worked for Storytellers’ Foundation, a non-profit organization focusing on community economic development in the region, He has worked as a biologist with a forestry consulting business, as a reporter and columnist with a weekly newspaper, communications director with the Gitxsan Treaty Office, coordinator of the cultural tourism program at Northwest Community College, and instructor with the Gitxsan Wet’suwet’en Education Society. 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.