Katrine Conroy

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Katrine Conroy

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Minister of Children and Family Development of British Columbia
Assumed office
July 18, 2017
PremierJohn Horgan
Preceded byStephanie Cadieux
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Kootenay West
West Kootenay-Boundary (2005-2009)
Assumed office
May 17, 2005
Preceded bySandy Santori
Personal details
BornPowell River, British Columbia[1]
Political partyNew Democrat
Spouse(s)Ed Conroy
ResidencePass Creek, British Columbia, Canada

Katrine Conroy is a MLA for Kootenay West and Minister of Children and Family Development in the Canadian province of British Columbia.

She was elected to the Legislative Assembly in the 2005 election. She is a member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party. On November 19, 2010, Conroy resigned from her position as caucus whip for the NDP.[2][3]


She is the wife of Ed Conroy, a former MLA for the district of Rossland-Trail.

Electoral record[edit]

2017 British Columbia general election: Kootenay West
Party Candidate Votes %
New Democratic Katrine Conroy 11,164 59.74
Liberal Jim Postnikoff 4,547 24.33
Green Sam Troy 2,976 15.93
Total valid votes 18,687 100.00
Source: Elections BC[4]
2013 British Columbia general election: Kootenay West
Party Candidate Votes % ±% Expenditures
New Democratic Katrine Conroy 11,349 63.01 –3.66 $75,493
Liberal Jim Postnikoff 3,841 21.33 –1.05 $35,773
Independent Joseph Peter Hughes 2,391 13.27 $7,070
Independent Glen Curtis Byle 431 2.39 $920
Total valid votes 18,012 100.00
Total rejected ballots 86 0.48
Turnout 18,098 56.92
Source: Elections BC[5]


  1. ^ Conroy name back on the ballot: Katrine Conroy -- wife of former West Kootenay-Boundary MLA Ed Conroy -- will get nod for NDP: [Final Edition] Skye, Kate. Nelson Daily News [Nelson, B.C] 09 Feb 2005: 3.
  2. ^ "B.C. NDP caucus whip Katrina Conroy resigns". CBC.ca. 19 November 2010. Retrieved 1 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Another blow to NDP leader, as caucus whip announces she's quitting her post". Winnipeg Free Press. 19 November 2010. Retrieved 19 November 2010.
  4. ^ "2017 Provincial General Election Preliminary Voting Results". Elections BC. Retrieved 31 May 2017.
  5. ^ "Statement of Votes - 40th Provincial General Election" (PDF). Elections BC. Retrieved 17 May 2017.

External links[edit]

British Columbia Provincial Government of John Horgan
Cabinet post (1)
Predecessor Office Successor
Stephanie Cadieux Minister of Children and Family Development
July 18, 2017–