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Meet Marc Dalton

Marc Dalton

Maple Ridge-Mission Candidate

Marc Dalton is the BC Liberal candidate for Maple Ridge-Mission in the 2017 provincial election. Dalton was first elected as MLA in 2009 and re-elected in 2013.

Dalton most recently served as Parliamentary Secretary for Métis Relations to the Minister of Aboriginal Relations and Reconciliation. He served on the Select Standing Committee for Health, as well as Children and Youth. He was also a member of the Cabinet Committee on Secure Tomorrow.

Dalton previously served as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minster of Education for the Independent School Sector. He has also sat on a number of Select Standing Committees including Finance, Public Accounts, Children and Youth, Education, Aboriginal Affairs and the Special Committee to Review the Freedom of Information and Privacy Act.

Since being elected, Dalton has been on the political steering committee for Experience the Fraser, a visionary trails and tourism project for both sides of the Fraser River between Hope and the ocean.

Before being elected to the Legislature in 2009, Dalton was a long-time teacher in the Maple Ridge School District at both the elementary and secondary levels. He has a Bachelor’s Degree in French and History and a Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Simon Fraser University.

Raised in a military family, Dalton has lived in bases across the country and served in the Canadian Armed Forces Reserves after graduating. He is a member of the Maple Ridge branch of the Royal Canadian Legion.

Dalton is Aboriginal (Metis) and speaks French. He has represented British Columbia at the annual conference of the Assemblée parlementaire de la Francophonie, Americas region. He is a resident of Maple Ridge and has been married to his wife, Marlene, for 30 years. They have three grown children, Justin, Simone and Hannah.

“We’ve balanced five consecutive budgets and delivered the top performing economy in Canada. But we still have more work to do and I look forward to advocating on behalf of the residents of Maple Ridge and Mission so we can continue to benefit from job creation and a strong local economy.” – Marc Dalton

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What's Happening

May 4, 2017

Citizens Advisory Committee Report on Homeless

Citizens Advisory Committee Report on Homeless BC Liberal Maple Ridge Candidates Continue to Stand with the Community on the Homeless Shelter Issue Today’s BC Liberal candidates Doug Bing (Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows) and Marc Dalton (Maple Ridge-Mission) announced today they endorse and support the recommendations of the Citizens Advisory Committee ...
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April 24, 2017

NDP Platform is not Credible

Independent Economists Confirm: NDP Platform Not Balanced, Not Costed, Not Credible Vancouver—Independent economists have confirmed the worst kept secret in British Columbia - John Horgan’s platform is not balanced, not costed and not credible. Today’s BC Liberals commissioned economists C. Scott Clark and Peter Devries to determine whether ...
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April 20, 2017

Highway 7 Improvements – Marc Dalton BC Liberals

Highway #7 Improvements Significant transportation improvements are on the way. It’s a joint $70 million federal-provincial project involving Highway 7 in Maple Ridge, Mission and Pitt Meadows. BC is contributing $47.55 million dollars for upgrades and expansion and the federal government has budgeted $22.45 million to this vital traffic corridor ...
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April 6, 2017

New South Albion School

South Albion School - Maple Ridge The South Albion area of Maple Ridge is getting a new $24.4 million school with 585 student spaces. It will be located on 104th Avenue and include a new community centre in a partnership with the city. The city has already committed to the joint project and is currently in the process of getting public feedback. Mike ...
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April 6, 2017

Maple Ridge has a New Mental Health Residence

Maple Ridge's New Mental Health Residence People in the Maple Ridge region with mental health challenges now have a new supportive place to call home. The Beckman Apartments provides residents with the supports they need to recover in the community. The new 20-bed residence is a home-like setting with studio apartments. It’s close to community ...
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101 - 22562 Dewdney Trunk Road
Maple Ridge, B.C. V2X 3J9