For the American radio broadcaster, see Don Bell (radio broadcaster) Donald H. Bell, MP (born March 10, 1942 in New Westminster, British Columbia) is a Canadian politician. He represented the riding of North Vancouver in the Canadian House of Commons from 2004 to 2008 as a member of the Liberal Party of Canada. Before being elected, he was the mayor of the District of North Vancouver. He was first elected as an alderman in North Vancouver in 1970, and again, topping the polls, in 1972 and 1974. He was elected mayor in 1976, 1978, and 1980. He then voluntarily returned to the private sector for 13 years. In the 1986 he revived his political career and was elected for three terms as a school trustee in 1986, 1988 and 1990, serving twice as school board chairman.
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