Iain Black

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The Honourable
Iain Black
MLA
MLA for Port Moody-Westwood
In office
2005 – October 3, 2011
Preceded by Christy Clark
Succeeded by Joe Trasolini
Minister of Labour and Citizens Services of British Columbia
In office
June 23, 2008 – June 10, 2009
Premier Gordon Campbell
Preceded by Olga Ilich
Succeeded by Murray Coell
Minister of Small Business, Technology and Economic Development of British Columbia
In office
June 10, 2009 – October 25, 2010
Premier Gordon Campbell
Preceded by Ida Chong
Minister of Labour of British Columbia
In office
October 25, 2010 – March 23, 2011
Premier Gordon Campbell
Preceded by Murray Coell
Succeeded by Stephanie Cadieux
Personal details
Born 1967
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Political party Liberal

Iain James Stewart Black (born 1967 in Winnipeg, Manitoba) is a former politician in British Columbia, Canada. He was first elected to represent the riding of Port Moody-Westwood in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the BC general election held on May 17, 2005, as a member of the BC Liberal Party.[1] He was re-elected in the 2009 BC general election in the Port Moody-Coquitlam riding.

Black was the Minister of Labour between October 25, 2010 and March 23, 2011. He was previously appointed Minister of Labour and Citizens' Services on June 23, 2008 and Minister of Small Business, Technology and Economic Development on June 10, 2009.

Black resigned as an Member of the Legislative Assembly, effective October 3, 2011, to accept a job as the president and CEO of the Vancouver Board of Trade.[2]

Election results (partial)[edit]

British Columbia general election, 2009: Port Moody-Coquitlam
Party Candidate Votes % Expenditures
Liberal Iain Black 9,979 52.15 $92,290
New Democratic Shannon Watkins 7,614 39.80 $76,297
Green Rebecca Helps 1,261 6.59 $1,048
Your Political Party James Filippelli 198 1.03 $775
Refederation Donna Vandekerkhove 82 0.43 $260
Total Valid Votes 19,134 100%
Total Rejected Ballots 102 0.53%
Turnout 19,236 57.44%

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