Lord, thank You for Mr Drew Barnes. I pray that You would strengthen him as a member of Parliament for the Medicine Hat area and give him wisdom with fresh ideas for the finances of our province. Thank You for equipping him with the skills necessary to be influential in his role in Government and the community. Bless his wife and family as well as he works to accomplish his goals for his City and Province. These things I pray in Jesus name, Amen……..
Drew Barnes was elected to his third term as the Member of the Legislative Assembly for Cypress-Medicine Hat. Mr. Barnes was born in Saskatchewan and moved to Medicine Hat with his family in 1974. Upon graduation from Medicine Hat high school, he continued his studies at Camrose Lutheran College and the University of Alberta. Upon completion of his bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Alberta, Mr. Barnes pursued a career in real estate. He was a member of the Medicine Hat Real Estate Board from 1983 to 2009, and he served as president in 1991. He has served as campaign chair and president of the United Way of Southeastern Alberta and he is a former president of the Kiwanis Club and Opportunity Capital Corporation. Drew enjoys playing and coaching sports, including golf, hockey, baseball and soccer, and watching his sons play football.