David Busch

David Busch


MLA Candidate

About David Busch


David Busch is a dynamic and knowledgeable candidate for the Conservative Party of BC in Saanich North and the Islands. With a lifelong drive to expand his knowledge base and apply it to solve problems, David's multifaceted career spans healthcare, law, and education. His commitment to community service and conservative values underscores his dedication to improving the lives of his constituents.

Professional Career

David has been a lawyer in Saanich for over a decade and currently runs his own law firm. He has represented clients from Small Claims to the Court of Appeal in BC and Alberta and taught law for the University of Victoria. David holds two Bachelor of Science degrees, one in Biochemistry and another in Nursing, as well as a Juris Doctor of Law. His extensive experience in healthcare includes working as a Critical Care and Pediatric Cardiology Registered Nurse and teaching Nursing at Laurentian University and the University of Alberta.  Motivated by the challenges he witnessed in the healthcare system, David pursued a career in law. After completing his articles at a national law firms, he spent six years as a litigator at BC ‘s largest litigation-focused legal firm in Vancouver.

Community Involvement

David's community engagement is extensive and varied. He has been an active promoter of conservative values for over two decades and served as the federal Conservative candidate for Saanich Gulf Islands in the 2019 and 2021 elections. His deep concern for the community's welfare is evident in his proactive approach to addressing local issues. As a recreational triathlete and outdoors enthusiast, David is often seen participating in community events, whether riding his bike or running the trails around the Saanich Peninsula.

Vision: David's vision for Saanich North and the Islands is centered on practical solutions and a commonsense conservative approach. He aims to address three key areas:

  1. Healthcare Reform: Leveraging his extensive background in healthcare, David is committed to improving the healthcare system, focusing on better access to care, reducing wait times, and supporting healthcare professionals.

  2. Economic Growth: David plans to support local businesses, attract new investments, and create job opportunities to ensure a thriving economy. He is dedicated to making Vancouver Island a more affordable place to live, work, and raise a family.

  3. Environmental Stewardship: Recognizing the unique environmental assets of the region, David advocates for sustainable practices that protect natural resources while balancing development needs.

David’s dedication to his family, his wife Dr. Rajala and their two sons, Alexander and Gregory, drives his commitment to ensuring a better future for all residents. He envisions a community where families can enjoy a high quality of life and access to essential services in a safe and prosperous environment.