40th Parliament of British Columbia

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40th Parliament of British Columbia
Majority parliament
5 June 2013 – present
Parliament leaders
Premier Hon. Christy Clark
Leader of the
Opposition
Adrian Dix
Party standings in the Assembly
Government Liberal Party
Opposition New Democratic Party
Third Party Green Party*
* Party does not hold official party status.
Legislative Assembly
Speaker of the
Assembly
Linda Reid
Members 85 MLA seats
Sovereign
Monarch Elizabeth II
6 February 1952 – present
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The 40th Parliament of British Columbia is the most recent Parliament of British Columbia and comprised the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, as elected by the general election of May 15, 2013, and The Queen represented by the Lieutenant-Governor Judith Guichon. That election resulted in a majority government for the BC Liberal Party led by Christy Clark, a BC New Democratic Party official opposition, and the Green Party its first member to the parliament.

Members of the 40th Parliament[edit]

Member Party Electoral district
  Darryl Plecas Liberal Abbotsford South
  Mike de Jong Liberal Abbotsford West
  Simon Gibson Liberal Abbotsford-Mission
     Scott Fraser NDP Alberni-Pacific Rim
  Linda Larson Liberal Boundary-Similkameen
     Kathy Corrigan NDP Burnaby-Deer Lake
     Raj Chouhan NDP Burnaby-Edmonds
     Jane Shin NDP Burnaby-Lougheed
  Richard Lee Liberal Burnaby North
  Donna Barnett Liberal Cariboo-Chilcotin
  Coralee Oakes Liberal Cariboo North
  John Martin Liberal Chilliwack
  Laurie Throness Liberal Chilliwack-Hope
     Norm Macdonald NDP Columbia River-Revelstoke
  Don McRae Liberal Comox Valley
  Douglas Horne Liberal Coquitlam-Burke Mountain
  Selina Robinson NDP Coquitlam-Maillardville
     Bill Routley NDP Cowichan Valley
  Scott Hamilton Liberal Delta North
     Vicki Huntington Independent Delta South
     Maurine Karagianis NDP Esquimalt-Royal Roads
  Rich Coleman Liberal Fort Langley-Aldergrove
  Jackie Tegart Liberal Fraser-Nicola
     John Horgan NDP Juan de Fuca
  Terry Lake Liberal Kamloops-North Thompson
  Todd Stone Liberal Kamloops-South Thompson
  Norm Letnick Liberal Kelowna-Lake Country
  Steve Thomson Liberal Kelowna-Mission
  Bill Bennett Liberal Kootenay East
     Katrine Conroy NDP Kootenay West
  Mary Polak Liberal Langley
  Marc Dalton Liberal Maple Ridge-Mission
  Doug Bing Liberal Maple Ridge-Pitt Meadows
     Leonard Krog NDP Nanaimo
     Doug Routley NDP Nanaimo-North Cowichan
  John Rustad Liberal Nechako Lakes
     Michelle Mungall NDP Nelson-Creston
     Judy Darcy NDP New Westminster
     Jennifer Rice NDP North Coast
     Claire Trevena NDP North Island
  Naomi Yamamoto Liberal North Vancouver-Lonsdale
  Jane Thornthwaite Liberal North Vancouver-Seymour
  Andrew Weaver Green Oak Bay-Gordon Head
  Michelle Stilwell Liberal Parksville-Qualicum
  Pat Pimm Liberal Peace River North
  Mike Bernier Liberal Peace River South
  Dan Ashton Liberal Penticton
     Mike Farnworth NDP Port Coquitlam
  Linda Reimer Liberal Port Moody-Coquitlam
     Nicholas Simons NDP Powell River-Sunshine Coast
  Mike Morris Liberal Prince George-Mackenzie
  Shirley Bond Liberal Prince George-Valemount
  Teresa Wat Liberal Richmond Centre
  Linda Reid Liberal Richmond East
  John Yap Liberal Richmond-Steveston
     Gary Holman NDP Saanich North and the Islands
     Lana Popham NDP Saanich South
  Greg Kyllo Liberal Shuswap
     Robin Austin NDP Skeena
     Doug Donaldson NDP Stikine
  Stephanie Cadieux Liberal Surrey-Cloverdale
  Peter Fassbender Liberal Surrey-Fleetwood
     Sue Hammell NDP Surrey-Green Timbers
     Harry Bains NDP Surrey-Newton
  Marvin Hunt Liberal Surrey-Panorama
  Amrik Virk Liberal Surrey-Tynehead
     Bruce Ralston NDP Surrey-Whalley
  Gordon Hogg Liberal Surrey-White Rock
     George Heyman NDP Vancouver-Fairview
  Sam Sullivan Liberal Vancouver-False Creek
  Suzanne Anton Liberal Vancouver-Fraserview
     Shane Simpson NDP Vancouver-Hastings
     Mable Elmore NDP Vancouver-Kensington
     Adrian Dix NDP Vancouver-Kingsway
  Moira Stilwell Liberal Vancouver-Langara
     Jenny Kwan NDP Vancouver-Mount Pleasant
     David Eby NDP Vancouver-Point Grey
  Andrew Wilkinson Liberal Vancouver-Quilchena
     Spencer Chandra Herbert NDP Vancouver-West End
  Eric Foster Liberal Vernon-Monashee
     Carole James NDP Victoria-Beacon Hill
     Rob Fleming NDP Victoria-Swan Lake
  Ralph Sultan Liberal West Vancouver-Capilano
  Jordan Sturdy Liberal West Vancouver-Sea to Sky
  Ben Stewart (to June 5, 2013)
Christy Clark (since July 10, 2013)
Liberal Westside-Kelowna

Standings changes since the 40th general election[edit]

Number of members
per party by date
2013
May 14 June 5 July 10
  Liberal 49 48 49
     NDP 34
  Green 1
     Independent 1
  Total members 85 84 85
Vacant 0 1 0
  Government Majority 13 12 13
Membership changes in the 40th Assembly
Date Name District Party Reason
  May 14, 2013 See list of members Election day of the 40th British Columbia general election
  June 11, 2013 Ben Stewart Westside-Kelowna BC Liberal Party Resigned to allow party leader Christy Clark to contest the seat in a by-election, following her defeat in Vancouver-Point Grey on election day.[1]
  July 10, 2013 Christy Clark Westside-Kelowna BC Liberal Party Elected in by-election

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