Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
|Legislative Assembly of British Columbia|
|Founded||July 20, 1871|
|May 9, 2017|
|42nd British Columbia general election|
|Parliament Building, Victoria, British Columbia, Canada|
The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is one of two components of the Parliament of British Columbia, while the other is Elizabeth II, Queen of Canada, represented by the Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia.
The Legislature meets in Victoria. Members are elected from provincial ridings and are referred to as Members of the Legislative Assembly (MLAs). The current Parliament is the 40th Parliament. The most recent general election was the British Columbia general election held on May 9, 2017. Next election is scheduled to be held on May 11, 2021 were the legislature not to be dissolved earlier.
Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly are broadcast to cable viewers in the province by Hansard Broadcasting Services.
Current party standings
Seating plan to the 40th Parliament
|Membership changes in the 41st Assembly|
|May 9, 2017||See list of members||Election day of the 41st British Columbia general election|
Other Chair occupants
- Deputy Speaker: Richard T. Lee, Liberal
- Assistant Deputy Speaker: Raj Chouhan, NDP
- Deputy Chair, Committee of the Whole: Marc Dalton, Liberal
- Premier of British Columbia: Hon. Christy Clark, Liberal
- Leader of the Opposition: John Horgan, NDP
- Green Party Leader: Andrew J. Weaver
- UK Parliament. Order of Her Majesty in Council admitting British Columbia into the Union, dated the 16th day of May, 1871 as made, from legislation.gov.uk.
- "Edited Hansard of the 41st Parliament, 1st Session". Queen's Printer for Canada. 2012-02-01.
See the YouTube clip, MP Joyce Murray on the Black Rod of B.C..
- "2014 Speech from the Throne in Photos". BC b-sides. Province of British Columbia. 2014-02-18.
See the YouTube clip, B.C. Diamond Jubilee Inaugural Celebration Event, as another source.