New B.C. government sworn in—two cabinet ministers from the Kootenays

The cabinet consists of 20 ministers and two ministers of state. In addition, two ministers are from the Kootenays

(L to R) Michelle Mungall and Katrine Conroy

(L to R) Michelle Mungall and Katrine Conroy — Kootenay Business photos

Premier John Horgan was sworn in as the 36th Premier of British Columbia on Tuesday July 18, 2017, along with a new provincial government cabinet.

The cabinet consists of 20 ministers and two ministers of state. In addition, six MLAs have been named as parliamentary secretaries. Two ministers are from the Kootenays, Minister of Children and Family Development – Hon. Katrine Conroy and Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources – Hon. Michelle Mungall.

Here is the full list of cabinet ministers....

Members of the Executive Council
Premier – Hon. John Horgan
Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training – Hon. Melanie Mark
Minister of Agriculture – Hon. Lana Popham
Attorney General – Hon. David Eby
Minister of Children and Family Development – Hon. Katrine Conroy
Minister of State for Child Care – Hon. Katrina Chen
Minister of Citizens' Services – Hon. Jinny Sims
Minister of Education – Hon. Rob Fleming
Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources – Hon. Michelle Mungall
Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy – Hon. George Heyman
Minister of Finance and Deputy Premier – Hon. Carole James
Minister of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations, and Rural Development – Hon. Doug Donaldson
Minister of Health – Hon. Adrian Dix
Minister of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation – Hon. Scott Fraser
Minister of Jobs, Trade, and Technology – Hon. Bruce Ralston
Minister of State for Trade – Hon. George Chow
Minister of Labour – Hon. Harry Bains
Minister of Mental Health and Addictions – Hon. Judy Darcy
Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing – Hon. Selina Robinson
Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General – Hon. Mike Farnworth
Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction – Hon. Shane Simpson
Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture – Hon. Lisa Beare
Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure – Hon. Claire Trevena

Parliamentary secretaries
Parliamentary Secretary for Emergency Preparedness – Jennifer Rice
Parliamentary Secretary for Poverty Reduction – Mable Elmore
Parliamentary Secretary for Seniors – Anne Kang
Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Multiculturalism – Ravi Kahlon
Parliamentary Secretary for Technology – Rick Glumac
Parliamentary Secretary for TransLink – Bowinn Ma

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