|Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Prince George-Mackenzie
Prince George North (2001-2009)
May 16, 2001 – May 14, 2013
|Preceded by||Paul Ramsey|
|Succeeded by||Mike Morris|
|Minister of State for Mining of British Columbia|
January 26, 2004 – June 16, 2005
|Succeeded by||Bill Bennett|
|Minister of Agriculture and Lands of British Columbia|
June 16, 2005 – June 23, 2008
|Preceded by||John van Dongen|
|Succeeded by||Stan Hagen|
|Minister of Forests and Range/Minister of Forests, Mines and Lands of British Columbia|
June 23, 2008 – 2013
|Preceded by||Rich Coleman|
|Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation|
March 14, 2011 – 2013
|Born||Vancouver, British Columbia|
He was British Columbia's Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Skills Training and Minister Responsible for Labour. He is the British Columbia Liberal Party MLA for the riding of Prince George North. Bell also serves as member of the Cabinet Priorities and Planning Committee.
He was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the British Columbia general election, 2001 and was re-elected in 2005. Bell was previously the Minister of State for Mining and Minister of Agriculture and Lands. In 2011, he was made the inaugural Minister of Jobs, Tourism and Innovation.
In 2013 Bell started construction on a winery to be called Northern Lights Estate Winery in Prince George. It is scheduled to open in the summer of 2015. It will make wines from winter-hardy fruits rather than grapes.
- "B.C. lumber exports to China jump". Postmedia News. October 19, 2010. Retrieved 13 June 2012.
- "Government Caucus of British Columbia". Retrieved 1 January 2013.
- Shaw, Rob. "Christy Clark sworn in as B.C. premier". Nanaimo Daily News. Archived from the original on August 29, 2012. Retrieved 14 March 2011.
- http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/northern-lights-estate-in-prince-george-to-become-b-c-s-northernmost-winery-1.3002066 Northern Lights Estate in Prince George to become B.C.'s northernmost winery
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