Dearest Heavenly Father, we thank You for Your wisdom in appointing Doug Donaldson as MLA for Stikine and as Deputy Opposition Critic for Finance and Energy for such a time as this. Thank You for the education and experiences that have shaped MLA Donaldson and are now being used to serve the people of British Columbia. Guide his thoughts and place him in any capacity that would be of greatest benefit in building and strengthening our province and the people who live here. May he and his family enjoy good health and refreshing times of rest together. We ask this in Jesus’ Name.
Doug Donaldson was elected as MLA for Stikine on May 12, 2009 after four terms as a municipal councillor in Hazelton.
Doug serves as deputy opposition critic Finance, and Energy and serves as Chair of the caucus committee on Sustainable Economic Development.
Doug’s previous work in the Stikine included jobs in forestry, tourism, education, communications and journalism. He has been active on many local and provincial boards.
Doug lived in Smithers and Telkwa before settling in Hazelton. He has traveled extensively through the new Stikine riding, with many trips to the northern part of the constituency featuring a recent visit to Iskut to participate in a community coalbed methane forum organized by the Tahltan. Doug is married and has two adult children. He enjoys skiing, hiking, squash and tending to his chickens, turkeys, sheep and llamas. His formal education includes an undergraduate degree in biology and a graduate degree in journalism.