Saturday, July 18, 2009

MLA: John Horgan - Juan de Fuca

Heavenly Father You have blessed British Columbia with great resources but we haven't always been great stewards of these resources so we are asking that John would be a strong advocate on behalf of our energy, mines and petroleum resources. That John would be diligent in bringing to light areas that need to be overhauled, re-looked at and/or changed - these areas are a huge responsibility at this time as new methods and applications of energy need to be brought to the fore and as petroleum resources are in great demand. Help John to be strong as he stands in this position and give him creative ideas to bring to the table and to bring about good stewardship of the wealth within BC's resources.

In Jesus Name, Amen

John Horgan was elected as the MLA for Malahat-Juan de Fuca on May 17, 2005, and re-elected to represent Juan de Fuca on May 12, 2009.

John is the Opposition Critic for Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources.

John was born and raised in Victoria.

He attended Trent University in Ontario and received a Bachelor of Arts degree. He then moved to Australia and completed a Master of Arts degree at Sydney University.

A former long time public servant, John began his career working in the House of Commons. He returned to British Columbia in the 1990's to work for the Harcourt government

In 2001, John, with his partners, started a management and research consulting company.

John and his wife Ellie have two sons at the Univeristy of Victoria, Nate and Evan

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