Mr. Greg Weadick – MLA for Lethbridge-West

Lord, We pray that you would be with Mr. Greg Weadick as he makes decisions for
our province in order that we may have a better future. May he experience calm
and peace throughout his day and when he may feel stressed may he also know
that your presence is with him. We pray that you protect him in his journeys
throughout the province. Lastly, we pray that you would give him the words to
say when he needs to make speeches. Amen 
(Gr. 6 Student)

Greg Weadick was elected to his second term as a
Member of the Legislative Assembly for Lethbridge-West on April 23, 2012.

Mr. Weadick currently serves as a member on the
Standing Committee on Families and Communities.

He previously served as Minister of Municipal
Affairs and as Associate Minister of Recovery and Reconstruction of Southeast
Alberta and as Associate Minister of Municipal Affairs. During his first term,
Mr. Weadick served as Minister of Advanced Education and Technology and as a
member of the Cabinet Policy Committee on the Economy.

Mr. Weadick also served as Parliamentary Assistant
to the Minister of Advanced Education and Technology. He has also served on the
following committees:
  • Special
    Standing Committee on Members’ Services
  • Standing
    Committee on the Economy
  • Standing
    Committee on Public Accounts
He has deep roots in Lethbridge, being the fourth
generation of his family to call the city home. He was among some of the first
students at the University of Lethbridge’s new west side campus, earning his
bachelor of science in 1976 before beginning his career as a certified
irrigation design consultant. He has also owned and operated several successful
small businesses in Lethbridge.

Mr. Weadick was first elected to Lethbridge city
council in 1991 and continued to serve for nine years. As a member of council
he helped guide the city’s pay-as-you-go strategy that put the city on firm
financial ground. Mr. Weadick also served on provincial task forces on police
funding and air transportation while on council.

During his 25-plus years of volunteer service in
Lethbridge he helped found the Lethbridge Rotary Dragonboat Festival, which has
gone on to become one of the most anticipated events of the year. He was the
founding president of the Lethbridge Youth Foundation and 5th on 5th Youth
Services, which has helped thousands of young people get their education back
on track and become contributing members of society.

He also helped promote the city as chairman of the
Economic Development, Agriculture & Tourism Committee and as a member of
the Downtown LA Board. He has served on the Lethbridge & District
Exhibition Board and the Lethbridge Senior Friendly Committee, the police
commission, and is a longtime Rotarian. As a businessman Mr. Weadick has long
been associated with the Lethbridge and District Chamber of Commerce, including
several years as a director.

He and his wife, Joanne, also a former alderman,
recently celebrated their 31st anniversary. They have two children, Josh and
Lauren, both currently attending University.