George VanderBurg

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George VanderBurg
MLA for Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
In office
March 12, 2001 – May 5, 2015
Preceded byPeter Trynchy
Succeeded byOneil Carlier
Personal details
Born (1957-02-15) February 15, 1957 (age 62)
Edson, Alberta
Political partyProgressive Conservative
ResidenceWhitecourt, Alberta[1]
Occupationformer business owner, mayor, and town councillor[1]

George VanderBurg (born February 15, 1957) is a Canadian politician, who formerly represented the electoral district of Whitecourt-Ste. Anne in the Legislative Assembly of Alberta. He was a member of the Progressive Conservative Party.

VanderBurg won his third term in office by defeating Link Byfield in the 2008 Alberta general election. He served as Minister of Seniors and Community Supports in the Alberta government, appointed in 2011, succeeding Mary Anne Jablonski. Vanderburg lost his seat in May 2015 to NDP candidate, Oneil Carlier.

Electoral history[edit]

Alberta general election, 2015: Whitecourt-Ste. Anne
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Oneil Carlier 5,472 36.0%
Wildrose John Bos 4,998 32.9%
Progressive Conservative George VanderBurg 4,717 31.1%


  1. ^ a b Biographies of Members - Legislative Assembly of Alberta, 25th Legislature. Legislative Assembly of Alberta. December 2001. |access-date= requires |url= (help)

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