Lekstrom has served as MLA for the area since the 2001 election, and has served as Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, as well as Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and Minister of Community Development. He announced in September he would not be seeking re-election in the 2013 election.

“A Tribute to Blair Lekstrom: An Evening with the Premier” will take place on March 2, 2013 at the Encana Events Centre. Dinner will be served, with both beef and vegetarian options, and a live and silent auction will follow.
Tickets cost $100 per person, or $1,000 for a table of 10. Fort tickets, contact Bruce Endicott at 250-719-7177 or bruce@busybeesigns.com.