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Councillor Maggie Hathaway

Councillor Maggie Hathaway has been elected to her fourth term on Powell River City Council.

She has recently retired from her position as Constituency Assistant to our MLA, a position she held for 13 years.

Prior to working for the MLA, Maggie spent many years as a paralegal with Legal Aid and before that she was employed by the City of Powell River in Administration and then the Fire Department.

She currently sits as Chair of the Board for the Source Club Society, which provides services for individuals living with mental illnesses. She is also Chair of the City’s Housing Roundtable and represents the City on the Community Action Team, which is a Vancouver Coastal Health-funded organization working on the current opioid crisis.

Other boards she has served on in the past include Legal Services Society of BC, The Powell River Golf Course Board, Sunset Homes Society and Tourism Powell River.

She studied Law, Business Administration and Social Work through the Open Learning Agency and University of Victoria.

She is an avid golfer and curler and enjoys spending time at her home in Palm Desert.


  • Communication

  • Protective Services: RCMP, Fire Service, Emergency Services & Bylaw Enforcement

  • Social Action & Planning, Affordable Housing (shared with Councillor Elliott)

  • Parcel Tax Roll Review Panel, Council Representative

  • Powell River Community Forest Ltd, Council Representative (Alternate)

  • Regional Emergency Executive Committee, Council representative

  • Fire Hall/Emergency Services Facility Select Advisory Committee, Council Representative