We want to give thanks for MLA: Buckley Belanger and his commitment to serve his constituents and the people of Saskatchewan as a legislator for the past 19 years. We thank You that he continues to serve in the opposition and to act in the various critic roles that he does. Lord may You continue to be with him as he strives to make Saskatchewan an even better place than it already is for all of its citizens. In Jesus' name, we pray. Amen.
Buckley Belanger was first elected to the Saskatchewan legislature in 1995 and re-elected in 1999, 2003, 2007, and 2011.
Today, Buckley is the NDP’s Deputy Whip, and serves as critic for Highways and Infrastructure, SaskEnergy, SaskWater, and the Water Security Agency. In the past, Buckley has served as minister in various portfolios including Northern Affairs, Environment, Community Resources, and Highways and Transportation.
Prior to entering provincial politics, Buckley served three terms as mayor of Ile-a-la Crosse from 1988 to 1994. He has also worked as a journalist with the aboriginal publication New Breed and a programmer, producer, and administrator with the Missinipi Broadcasting Corporation in La Ronge.
He and his wife Beckie have three daughters, Michelle, Kellie, and Taylor.