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38th Parliament Members
at dissolution on April 14, 2009

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MLA: Al Horning

Kelowna-Lake Country

Elected: 2005


Al Horning was first elected to the Legislative Assembly in 2005 to represent the riding of Kelowna-Lake Country.

Previously, Al was an alderman on Kelowna City Council from 1980-1988 and elected to Kelowna City Council as councillor again in 2002. He served as the Member of Parliament for Okanagan Centre from 1988 to 1993.

Born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Al moved to Rutland, BC at an early age where he attended Rutland Elementary and High School. Al was a realtor and President of Sun Country Realty Ltd and an orchardist before being elected as an MP.

Al’s extensive community service includes serving as Director, Central Okanagan Regional Hospital Board; Director, Kelowna General Hospital Board; Director, Okanagan Water Basin Board; Director, Central Okanagan Regional District and Director, Economic Development Commission. He was Director of Sports and Facilities for the 1980 BC Summer Games and President and Manager of the Kelowna Molsons Intermediate Hockey Club, and has coached and managed many fastball and hockey teams.

Al and his wife Donna live in Kelowna and have three children and a new grandson.  In his spare time, Al enjoys playing golf.