Edmonton, Alberta , Canada
|| August 05, 1955
Jul 13, 2008 12:30pm
|Info||Hugh MacDonald was first elected to the Alberta Legislature in the general election of 1997, and was elected to this second term as Member of the Legislative Assembly for Edmonton Gold Bar on March 12, 2001. On November 22, 2004, Mr. MacDonald was elected to his third term. In addition to his role as MLA, he has served as a member of standing committees on Law and Regulations, and Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders, and Printing. |
Mr. MacDonald currently serves as Chair of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts, which is charged with reviewing government spending and departmental business plans. He is also a member of the Standing Committee on the Heritage Trust Fund.
Mr. MacDonald also assumed a number of additional official opposition critic positions, including:
Critic Responsible for Energy
Critic Responsible for Agriculture and Rural Development
Mr. MacDonald was born August 5, 1955, in Souris, Prince Edward Island. Before his MLA career, he spent 20 years working in Alberta’s petroleum industry as a boilermaker and small business owner.
An active member of his community, Mr. MacDonald is Secretary of the Strathearn Community League. He is also an assistant coach to a minor hockey team.
Mr. MacDonald lives in the Strathearn area of Edmonton Gold Bar with his partner, Jan, and their three young school-aged children.