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Hon. Richard Wilson, Maskwacis-Wetaskiwin

Father we lift up to you today the Honourable Rick Wilson. We ask that you would give him continued favour in the work that he does, and help him to foster new relationships and connections that will be a blessing. We pray you would give him wisdom in the many difficult situations he finds himself in, and we pray that you would be his guiding light. We thank you Lord, for him, and we pray that you would be with him. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

 

Rick Wilson was elected and sworn in as the Minister of Indigenous Relations in April 2019. Wilson brings an extensive record of public service to the legislature, including: 15 years as County Councillor with County of Wetaskiwin, seven years as Chairman of Crossroads Regional Health Authority, six years as Member of the Western Canadian Agriculture Debt Review Board, five years as School Board Trustee with Wetaskiwin Regional Public Schools and decades as a local business owner and farmer. Wilson’s family farm has been in operation for more than 100 years, and is recognized as an Alberta Century Farm and Ranch. Wilson grew up and went to school with the First Nations of Maskwacîs. He lived near the 4 bands in the Summer Village of Ma-Me-O Beach, which he considers an integral part of his personal story.