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MLA: Hon. Mike Farnworth

Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General
Port Coquitlam
Elected 1991, 1996, 2005, 2009, 2013, 2017


Room 128 Parliament Buildings
Victoria, BC  V8V 1X4
Phone: (250) 356-2178
Fax: (250) 356-2965


107A, 2748 Lougheed Hwy
Port Coquitlam, BC   V3B 6P2

Phone: (604) 927-2088
Fax: (604) 927-2090
Toll Free Phone:


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​Mike Farnworth was re-elected as MLA for Port Coquitlam in 2017. He was first elected as MLA for Port Coquitlam-Burke Mountain in 1991, and re-elected in 1996, 2005, 2009 and 2013. He is the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General.

Mike served as the Official Opposition spokesperson for Justice (Public Safety and Solicitor General), and as the Official Opposition Caucus House Leader.

Mike was raised in Port Coquitlam and has lived there for more than 40 years. He earned a bachelor's degree in geography at Simon Fraser University, and was elected to Port Coquitlam city council for three terms in 1983, 1985 and 1990.

As MLA, he served in numerous cabinet positions, including Minister of Health, and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing.

From 2001 to 2004, Mike worked in Bulgaria, the Balkans and then Iraq on democratic governance programs to help build multiparty democracies in former one-party states.

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