Norm Macdonald was re-elected as the MLA for Columbia River-Revelstoke in May 2013. He was first elected to the legislature in 2005.
Norm is the New Democrat Opposition spokesperson for
Norm has served as Opposition spokesperson energy and mines, and spokesperson for forests and range, during which time he visited forest-dependent communities from Vancouver Island, to the south and central Interior, to the Peace, hearing from workers and stakeholder groups.
Norm has been very active in working for the people of the Columbia River-Revelstoke constituency, speaking out about the impacts of the Glacier-Howser independent power project and the proposed Jumbo resort. He has also been a fierce advocate for strengthening health care and ambulance services in his community.
Recently the principal of Nicholson Elementary School, Norm has taught for more than 15 years in the Columbia Valley. He has a further six years experience teaching in Africa.
Norm served as a councillor and was then elected mayor of Golden in 1996.
Norm Macdonald lives in Golden with his wife, Karen.