MLA and New Democrat Opposition spokesperson for Energy and Mines., BC New Democratic Party (BCNDP)
Doug Donaldson is serving his second term as Member of the Legislative Assembly for Stikine after winning re-election in 2013. He is the Official Opposition spokesperson for energy and mines. Previous roles with the Official Opposition caucus included the children and families, aboriginal relations, and deputy finance portfolios as well as deputy chair of the Select Standing Committee on Finance.
Doug’s previous experience in Stikine includes working in community economic development, forestry, tourism, education, communications and journalism for First Nation and non-First Nation organizations.
Doug lived in Smithers and Telkwa before making his home on the Gitxsan territories in Two-Mile, outside of Hazelton. He travels extensively throughout the Stikine constituency – the largest in the province — which overlays the territories of seven First Nations and stretches from Telkwa-Smithers-Hazelton along Hwy 16 all the way north along Hwy 37 to the Yukon border.
Doug lives with his wife on a small acreage where they grow most of their own food with a market-size garden, sheep, turkeys, chickens, llamas, a large root cellar and a walk-in smokehouse for preparing wild salmon from the Skeena watershed. They have two adult children