Honourable Brian Mason – MLA for Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood

Dear
God, our prayer is for Hon. Brian Mason, Minister of Infrastructure and
Minister of Transportation and as he attends to the constituency of
Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood. Give him strength today for his busy schedule and
guide him as he sits on many committees and boards.  We pray that You would order his day and
bring to him the people and the resources that are needed to put plans in
motion.  May he have joy in serving.  Amen. 

Minister of Infrastructure

Minister of Transportation

Government House Leader

Brian
Mason was sworn in as Minister of Infrastructure, Minister of Transportation
and Government House Leader on May 24, 2015.

He
was first elected as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for
Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood in a 2000 by-election, and is the longest serving
Member of the 29th Legislature.

Mr.
Mason served as leader of the New Democrats from September 18, 2004, to October
18, 2014.

Before
his election to the Alberta Legislature, Mr. Mason served as city of Edmonton
councillor for ward 3. He was first elected in October 1989 and won three
subsequent civic elections. As a member of city council for 11 years Mr. Mason
gained a reputation as a tough and effective voice for his constituents.
Following his political science studies at the University of Alberta he became
politically active, serving as the executive director of the Alberta Federation
of Students from 1977 to 1979.

Mr.
Mason has lived in Edmonton-Highlands-Norwood for over 20 years with his wife,
Karin.