Father, thank you for MLA Ian Paton and for his service to the people of BC. Thank you for his courage and initiatives. Guide him, Father, with wisdom and confidence as he seeks to make improvements for the sake of his constituents. Bless his family with good health and safety. In Jesus’ name, 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.