Fin Donnelly

Party: NDP
Riding: Port Moody—Coquitlam
Province: BC
Status: Re-Elected


Summary

Fin Donnelly is an environmental champion passionate about protecting our water, coastlines and marine life. Prior to entering politics, Fin founded the Rivershed Society of British Columbia, a charity devoted to protecting and restoring B.C.’s watersheds, and served as its executive director beginning in 1995. Elected Coquitlam city councillor in 2002, Fin chaired the Environment Advisory Committee and Northeast Stream Stewardship Committee, and introduced motions to protect watersheds and local streams. As an MP since 2009, Fin has introduced acts to ban shark fin imports to Canadaprotect B.C.’s waterways from development, and ban oil tankers off the province’s North Coast. He founded and co-chaired the All Party Oceans Caucus, and now serves as NDP Critic for Fisheries, Oceans and Coast Guard.