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MLA: John Yap

Richmond-Steveston


Elected: 2005, 2009, 2013

BRITISH COLUMBIA LIBERAL PARTY

 
E-mail: john.yap.mla@leg.bc.ca

 

Office:
East Annex
Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC
V8V 1X4

Constituency:
115 – 4011 Bayview Street
Richmond, BC
V7E 0A4

Phone:

250 953-0919

Phone:

604 241-8452

Fax:

250 387-9066

Fax:

604 241-8493

 

 

On May 14th 2013, John Yap was re-elected to a third term as MLA for Richmond-Steveston.

He was appointed Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Justice and Attorney General for Liquor Policy Reform and serves on the Cabinet Committee for a Strong Economy, as well as the committee for Legislative Review.

John Yap served as Minister of Advanced Education, Innovation and Technology and Minister Responsible for Multiculturalism from September 5, 2012 to March 2013.

Previously, John served as the Minister of State for Climate Action and as the chair of the Government Caucus. He was also a member of the Treasury Board and the Cabinet Committee on Legislative Review. John also served on several Select Standing Committees including Public Accounts, Crown Corporations, as well as Finance and Government Services. He has also served as a member of the Special Committee on Sustainable Aquaculture.

John attended the University of British Columbia and graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Genetics and obtained his Masters of Business Administration.