Thomas Waterland

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Thomas Waterland
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Yale-Lillooet
In office
December 11, 1975 October 22, 1986
Preceded by Bill Hartley
Succeeded by James Rabbitt
Personal details
Born (1933-12-15) December 15, 1933 (age 84)
Anyox, British Columbia
Political party Social Credit
Spouse(s) Donelda Catherine Stewart
Profession Mining Engineer

Thomas Manville Waterland (born December 15, 1933) was a mining engineer and political figure in British Columbia. He represented Yale-Lillooet in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1975 to 1986 as a Social Credit member.

British Columbia Province of Canada

British Columbia is the westernmost province of Canada, located between the Pacific Ocean and the Rocky Mountains. With an estimated population of 5.016 million as of 2018, it is Canada's third-most populous province.

Yale-Lillooet was a provincial electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada.

Legislative Assembly of British Columbia single house of the Parliament of British Columbia

The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is one of two components of the Parliament of British Columbia, while the other is Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, represented by the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.

He was born in Anyox, British Columbia, [1] the son of Tilmer Manville Waterland and Jessica Kelley. In 1956, he married Donelda Catherine Stewart. Waterland lived in Saanichton. He served in the provincial cabinet as Minister of Mines and Petroleum Resource, as Minister of Forests [1] and as Minister of Agriculture. [2] Waterland resigned as Minister of Forests in 1986 after it was disclosed that he had invested in a tax shelter associated with a pulp mill company. [3] He served as president of the Mining Association of B.C. from 1986 to 1993. [4]

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  2. Schmidt, John (April 9, 1986). "Soil conservationists must preach guilt trips". Calgary Herald . p. 51. Retrieved 2012-02-11.
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