The last year has shown that when you send New Democrats to Ottawa, we get results. Jagmeet and I will keep fighting for you.
Alistair was elected in 2015 and re-elected in 2019 to represent the riding of Cowichan–Malahat–Langford. A strong advocate for agriculture, Alistair lives in the Cowichan Valley with his family on a small farming property. He serves as the NDP's Critic for Agriculture and Agri-food, Rural Economic Development, and deputy Justice, and he has sponsored important legislative initiatives, including to protect our soil and our pension investments.
A resident of southern Vancouver Island for most of his life, Alistair knows the challenges facing our coastal communities. As Member of Parliament, Alistair has worked hard to bring local concerns to Ottawa. He has been actively engaging constituents on issues such as climate change, housing, pensions, salmon habitat, and the clean energy economy of the future.
A former forestry worker, Alistair has been an advocate for community-based agriculture with a focus on promoting resiliency, environmental sustainability, and food security. Alongside NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, Alistair is ready to take on the threat of climate change and level the playing field for seniors, workers, and families.