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MLA Buckley Belanger, Athabasca

Father, we thank You for Buckley Belanger and his role
in the legislative assembly.  Grant him wisdom in the decisions he makes
daily and guide him as he serves the people of Athabasca. Keep him in good
health Lord, and bring the right people to his path that will empower him and
increase his sphere of influence.  
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.