Legislative Assembly of British Columbia
|Legislative Assembly of British Columbia|
|40th Parliament of British Columbia|
|Founded||July 20, 1871|
|May 14, 2013|
|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 the Queen of British Columbia, 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 14, 2013.
Proceedings of the Legislative Assembly are broadcast to cable viewers in the province by Hansard TV.
The current interim Green Party leader Adam Olsen is not a sitting member of the Legislative Assembly.
Current party standings
Seating plan to the 40th Parliament
|Number of members
per party by date
|May 14||June 5||July 10|
Other Chair occupants
- Deputy Speaker: Douglas Horne, Liberal
- Assistant Deputy Speaker: Raj Chouhan, NDP
- Deputy Chair, Committee of the Whole: Marc Dalton, Liberal
- "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.