Anne Edwards (politician)

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Anne Edwards
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Kootenay
In office
October 22, 1986 – May 28, 1996
Preceded byTerry Segarty
Succeeded byErda Walsh
Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources
In office
November 5, 1991 – February 22, 1996
PremierMichael Harcourt
Preceded byJack Weisgerber
Succeeded byDan Miller
Personal details
Born (1935-06-06) June 6, 1935 (age 84)
Tisdale, Saskatchewan
Political partyNDP

Kathleen Anne Edwards is a former Canadian politician. She served as MLA for the Kootenay riding in the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia from 1986 to 1996, as a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. Edwards served as British Columbia's first female Minister for Energy Mines and Petroleum Resources in the government of Michael Harcourt (1991–1995).[1] Anne Edwards is also the author of Seeking Balance: Conversations with BC Women in Politics (Caitlin Press Inc, 2008).