We ask that You help him in his role as Opposition Critic for Public Safety and Attorney General, and that he may execute these roles with integrity and honour.
Bless him for his efforts in working to build democratic governance in places outside of Canada, and for all the different ways that he has served the people of British Columbia and Port Coquitlam over the years. We ask that You reveal Yourself to him as his Rock of Peace, and keep him safe and well in the days to come.
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.