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MLA Buckley Belanger, Athabasca

Father God, thank you for Buckley
Belanger and his dedication to public service for many years. Grant him your
blessings of favor, wisdom, and insight to continue serving the people of his
constituency and of this province.Grant him the health and strength to fulfill
his obligations as well as times of refreshing and renewal. In Jesus’

Buckley Belanger was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 1995 and re-elected in 1999, 2003, 2007, 2011, and 2016.
Buckley has been the NDP’s Deputy Whip, and served as critic for Highways and Infrastructure, SaskEnergy, SaskWater, and the Water Security Agency. In the past, Buckley has served as minister in various portfolios including Northern Affairs, Environment, Community Resources, and Highways and Transportation.
Prior to entering provincial politics, Buckley served three terms as mayor of Ile-a-la Crosse from 1988 to 1994. He has also worked as a journalist with the aboriginal publication New Breed and a programmer, producer, and administrator with the Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation in La Ronge.
He and his wife Beckie have three daughters, Michelle, Kellie, and Taylor.