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MLA John Horgan, Langford-Juan de Fuca

Father, it with pleasure we bring former Premier John Horgan to you today. We thank you for John’s 30 years of service to BC as a ministerial aid, MLA, Leader of the Opposition, and Premier. As John steps away from politics this spring may you bless him in all
his future endeavours. Continue to keep him cancer free and may his marriage to Ellie continue to be one filled with laughter, love, and adventure. Amen.


John Horgan, was elected MLA for the new riding of Langford-Juan de Fuca in 2017 and elected again in 2020. He was first elected in 2005 as MLA for Juan de Fuca, and has been re-elected three times. He became leader of the BCNDP in 2014. A husband and father, John and his wife Ellie have two grown sons. John and his siblings were raised in Saanich by his mother, after his father passed away when he was very young. He earned his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at Trent University in Ontario and Sydney University in Australia. In 2001, John started a management and research consulting company helping both private and public sector organizations. A cancer survivor, he is a passionate advocate for health care, public schools and community services for families.