Father God, we give you thanks for Delta South MLA Ian Paton as he serves the people of British Columbia and his community with dedication and commitment. Empower him with your wisdom, discernment and insight in his role as Official Opposition critic for Agriculture and Food. Provide him with fresh ideas in this essential area. Continue to bless Mr. Paton and his wife as they go about their daily business, hold them close, and keep them safe and healthy. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.
Ian was elected as MLA for Delta South in 2017, and re-elected in October 2020. He currently serves as the Official Opposition critic for Agriculture and Food. Ian graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree from the University of British Columbia in 1978. A lifelong Delta resident, Ian has over 30 years of experience running and owning a dairy farm and farm auction business. Locally, Ian is the past president of the East Delta Community Hall Society, a past member of the Hall 4 Volunteer Fire Department, a long-time Director of the BC Youth in Agriculture Foundation and has volunteered with many local organizations, including the Delta Hospital Foundation, REACH Child and Youth Development Society, and the Delta Farmland and Wildlife Trust. Ian lives on his family farm in Delta with his wife Pam.