Todd Loewen has represented the constituency of Grande Prairie-Smoky as an MLA since May 5, 2015.
Todd owns a small outfitting business and an operational farm in Fairview the Valleyview area. Born and raised in rural Alberta, Todd grew up in a farming family. He graduated from Hillside junior senior high school with an advanced high school diploma, and after five years in the workforce he went on to become self-employed as an entrepreneur and farmer.
He and his wife, Teena, have five children. They reside in the constituency, where Todd has been an active in the Swan City Rotary Club of Grande Prairie, the Chamber of Commerce, their local church, and participates in many community activities.
Todd is currently a member of the Standing Committee on Resource Stewardship where he previously served as deputy chair. He has spoken effectively on pipelines, caribou, fish and wildlife, the carbon tax, job loss in Alberta and of course Bill 6. Last year he wrote a comprehensive fish strategy that received numerous accolades for trying to solve fishing issues in Alberta.
In his three years in office he also successfully passed two private members' motions in the Alberta Legislature. His Motion 506 urged the federal government to not implement a moratorium on crude tanker traffic along the northern coast of BC and to swiftly approve Energy East, Trans Mountain and Northern Gateway pipelines. Motion 503 urged the Government to improve water storage in our ecosystem by consulting with the construction industry to develop requirements that provide for wetland remediation.
If re-elected Todd plans to continue to fight for the issues that matter most to Albertans.