Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul

David Hanson

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About David

David Hanson was re-elected to his second term at the Legislative Assembly of Alberta on April 16, 2019. He represents the constituency of Bonnyville-Cold Lake-St. Paul (previously he represented the constituency of Lac La Biche-St. Paul-Two Hills).

Mr. Hanson currently serves as the chair of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship.

Previously, he served as a member of the following standing committees:

• Resource Stewardship
• Privileges and Elections, Standing Orders and Printing
• Alberta’s Economic Future

Prior to his election to the Legislative Assembly, Mr. Hanson worked for over 37 years in the construction industry in service of both the commercial and oil and gas sectors. Over the course of his career he has worked in various capacities, including as a foreman, as a superintendent and, most recently, as a consultant and construction inspector for a major Alberta oil and gas company.

He attended NAIT in 1982 and holds certification in three trades: plumbing, gasfitting and steamfitting. He also received a diploma in medical radiology in 1988.

Mr. Hanson is a member of the St. Paul & District Lions Club.

He was born and raised in Two Hills, and he and his family now reside on a farm northeast of St. Paul in the hamlet of Owlseye.

There are some changes to committees for MLA Hanson. He is a member of the following committees.

• Skilled Trades Caucus Committee
• Minister’s Environment and Parks Ad Hoc Committee
• Rural Crime Committee
• Minister’s Housing Advisory Committee
• Red Tape Reduction Task Force Committee
• Resources and Sustainable Development Committee
• Heritage Savings
• Resource Stewardship (Chair)

In the Community


Question Period: July 27, 2020

Today I rose in the House to get some answers to some questions I have received regarding the re-opening of our schools this fall.

Question Period: June 23, 2020

Cormorants have been a huge issue in this area for many years. If we are going to invest in our hatcheries and stocking programs, its imperative we deal with the predators as well.

Question Period: July 7th, 2020

The NDP are opposed to reducing wait times for surgery, after 4 years under their governance, wait times increased. Albertans want access to healthcare not access to waiting lists.

Bill 32 Statement

I’ve been addressing this issue since 2017 when the NDP were in power.



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