Gordon Hogg

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Gordon Hogg
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Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Surrey-White Rock
In office
September 15, 1997 – May 9, 2017
Preceded by Wilf Hurd
Succeeded by Tracy Redies
Minister of Children and Family Development
In office
June 5, 2001 – January 26, 2004
Premier Gordon Campbell
Succeeded by Christy Clark
Personal details
Born (1946-08-24) August 24, 1946 (age 70)
Political party Liberal
Occupation Politician

Gordon Hogg (born August 24, 1946) is a Canadian municipal and provincial politician.[1] As a BC Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly, in the province of British Columbia, he has represented the riding of Surrey-White Rock from 1997 until 2017.[2] Hogg announced in October 2016 that he will not seek re-election in 2017. The Liberal Party chose Tracy Redies, former CEO of Coast Capital Savings as the next candidate for his riding, which boundaries will be adjusted.[3]

He formerly served as the Parliamentary Secretary for Not for Profit-Public Partnerships. Previously he has been Minister of State for Mining, Minister of State for ActNowBC and Minister of Children and Family Development.

Hogg was a counsellor, probation officer and regional director for corrections prior to his election to the Legislative Assembly. He received his bachelor of arts in sociology and psychology from the University of British Columbia and his master's degree in psychology from Antioch College.

He served on White Rock city council for 20 years, for 10 of which he was mayor. He has been a board member of more than 15 committees and non-profit societies, including the Peace Arch Community Health Council and Peace Arch Hospital. He has also been a foster parent and Little League coach.

Hogg and his wife, LaVerne, live in White Rock and have one son. His father Al Hogg was a prominent physician in White Rock honoured with the naming of a residential care facility at Peace Arch Hospital.

References[edit]

  1. ^ 'Broccoli minister' Hogg aims to drop 20 pounds:: [Final Edition] Inwood, Damian. The Province [Vancouver, B.C] 25 Aug 2006: A10.
  2. ^ "Liberals win B.C. byelection easily". Waterloo Region Record. 16 September 1997. p. 4. Retrieved 17 March 2011. 
  3. ^ Browne, Alex (October 31, 2016). "BC Liberals choose business veteran as Surrey-White Rock candidate". Peace Arch News. Retrieved 2 January 2017. 

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