We give thanks for Mike Farnworth today and the positions he holds within the the government. Here is a man that has been given many responsibilities - we thank you Lord for the favour upon him to hold these positions.
Grant him wisdom, understanding and the ability to walk in these powerful positions with a 'right spirit' - a spirit of justice, of righteousness, and holding to the plumb line of truth from which our country and province has been established upon. Bless him today and let peace surround him as he works within the framework of the positions he holds.
Mike Farnworth was elected as MLA for Port Coquitlam on May 12, 2009. He was first elected as the MLA for Port Coquitlam-Burke Mountain in 1991, and re-elected in 1996. Mike was re-elected again as MLA for this constituency on May 17, 2005.
Mike is the Opposition House Leader, and serves as Opposition Critic for Public Safety and Solicitor General. Mike also served the people of Port Coquitlam as a three term City Councillor.
During his time as the MLA for Port Coquitlam he served in numerous Cabinet positions, including Minister of Health and Minister of Social Development and Economic Security.
From 2001 to 2004, Mike worked in Bulgaria, the Balkans and most recently Iraq on democratic governance programs to help build multiparty democracies in former one-party states.
Mike was raised in Port Coquitlam and has lived there for over 30 years.