Honourable Greg Weadick, Lethbridge-West

Thank you, Lord for the Honourable
Greg Weadick and the service he has done for Alberta. Please bless the
decisions that he will make. Let those decisions help to improve the lives of
all people. Give MLA Greg the mental strength to be a good leader for his
constituency. May he know that you love him greatly, in Jesus’ name. Amen.

Associate Minister of Municipal Affairs

Greg Weadick was
elected to his second term as a Member of the Legislative Assembly for
Lethbridge-West on April 23, 2012. On May 8, 2012 he was named Associate
Minister of Municipal Affairs.

During his first
term, on February 18, 2011, Mr. Weadick was appointed Minister of Advanced
Education and Technology and a member of the Cabinet Policy Committee on the
Previously, Mr.
Weadick also served as Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Advanced
Education and Technology. He has also served on the following committees:
  • Special Standing Committee on Members’
  • Standing Committee on the Economy
  • Standing Committee on Public Accounts
He has deep roots
in Lethbridge, being the fourth generation of his family to call the city home.
He was among the first students at the University of Lethbridge’s new west-side
campus, earning his bachelor of science in 1976 before beginning his career as
a certified irrigation design consultant. He has also owned and operated
several successful small businesses in Lethbridge and is currently president of
Frontier Irrigation Ltd. and co-owner of Yardworks and Tileworks.

Mr. Weadick was
first elected to Lethbridge city council in 1991 and continued to serve for
nine years. As a member of council, he helped guide the city’s pay-as-you-go
strategy that put the city on firm financial ground. Mr. Weadick also served on
provincial task forces on police funding and air transportation while on

During his 25-plus
years of volunteer service, in Lethbridge he helped found the Lethbridge Rotary
Dragonboat Festival, which has gone on to become one of the most anticipated
events of the year. He was the founding president of the Lethbridge Youth
Foundation and 5th on 5th Youth Services, which has helped thousands of young
people get their education back on track and become contributing members of

He also helped
promote the city as chairman of the Economic Development, Agriculture &
Tourism Committee and as a member of the Downtown LA Board. He has served on
the Lethbridge & District Exhibition Board and the Lethbridge Senior
Friendly Committee, the police commission, and is a longtime Rotarian. As a
businessman, Mr. Weadick has long been associated with the Lethbridge and
District Chamber of Commerce, including several years as a director.

He and his wife,
Joanne, also a former alderman, recently celebrated their 31st anniversary.
Their two children, Josh and Lauren, both attend the University of Lethbridge.

May 14, 2012