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Elected to the Legislative Assembly of Alberta in 2019, Martin Long has the distinct honour of serving the constituency of West Yellowhead. Martin Long was appointed parliamentary secretary for small business and tourism on October 3, 2020.
Prior to being elected, Martin worked for nine years as an operator at the Alberta Newsprint Pulp and Paper Mill in Whitecourt, AB. He has also worked extensively at drill sites for oil and gas companies and is a Class III power engineer.
Originally from the Nova Scotian community of Liverpool, Martin believes wholeheartedly in community service. He has served as chair for Tennille’s Hope Kommunity Kitchen in Whitecourt and as a youth leader with the Whitecourt Baptist Church.
Martin, and his wife Vanessa, are the proud parents of twins. His hobbies include golf, hockey and downhill skiing.
Currently, Martin serves on the Premier’s Council on Charities and Civil Society, the Members’ Planning Committee on Communities and Families and is Chair of the Upper Smokey Lake Caribou Taskforce. He is honoured to help ensure a working landscape for Albertans, while protecting the habitat of our great wildlife. Martin is also a member of the Murdered and Missing Indigenous Women and Girls Joint Working Group, and is interested in broadening both the general awareness of this crisis and being a part of the solution.
In the Community
Our spring (summer) Legislative session is now over and although it was hectic at times, our government adapted and managed to pass 34 pieces of legislation in the midst of a global pandemic and energy price crash.
Travelling in West Yellowhead can be a struggle at times. Alberta’s government recognizes this and our Economic Recovery Plan prioritizes infrastructure renewal, including in West Yellowhead
The suspension of in-person schooling in March has been hard for many students and their families in West Yellowhead. Kindergarten to Grade 12 education changed
This week we caught up with Martin Long to ask him 6 questions, check it out.
EDMONTON, AB – Today, the Honourable Nate Glubish, Minister of Service Alberta and the UCP Government announced Bill 3: Mobile Home Sites Tenancies Amendment Act, 2020.