| Journalist|| Buckley Belanger|
| March 21, 1960 (age 55)
Ile-a-la-Crosse, Saskatchewan (1960-03-21) |
Saskatchewan New Democratic Party
New Democratic Party
Buckley Belanger Wikipedia
Buckley Harold Belanger (born March 21, 1960) is a Canadian provincial politician, who serves as the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Saskatchewan for the constituency of Athabasca, in north-western corner of the province. He is a member of the provincial New Democratic Party.
He was originally elected to the Legislative Assembly in the 1995 general election as a Liberal member. He left the party to join the NDP in 1998, recontesting his seat in a by-election in which he attained 93.64 per cent of the vote, the second highest margin of victory ever attained by an electoral candidate in the province. Belanger has been re-elected in every election since then, most recently in the 2016 general election, in which he was re-elected with a majority of 1,109.
Prior to his election to the legislature, Belanger served as mayor of Île-à-la-Crosse, and worked as a journalist and administrator for MBC Radio.