Thursday, February 16, 2012

MLA: Hon. Kevin Falcon - Surrey-Cloverdale - Minister of Finance and Deputy Premier

Lord God, We thank You for placing  MLA: Hon. Kevin Falcon in the position of Minister of Finance and Deputy Premier. We pray that You will guide him through these challenging economic times by giving him supernatural wisdom, insight, leadership and courage as he directs the finances of British Columbia. We also pray that You will give a spirit of conciliation to all the members of the legislature as they work together to secure the financially stability of the province for us and future generations. May You, Lord, protect MLA: Falcon and his family and provide as much family time as possible for them as he goes about his busy schedule. In Jesus' name we pray. Amen.  

Kevin Falcon was appointed to serve as Deputy Premier and Minister of Finance on March 14, 2011. He also serves as Chair of the Treasury Board.

MLA Falcon was first elected in 2001 to represent the riding of Surrey-Cloverdale, and was re-elected in 2005 and 2009. He previously served as the Minister of Health Services and as Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure, initially serving as Minister of State for De-regulation.

As well, Minister Falcon has previously overseen a capital program that includes the Kicking Horse Canyon, the Sea to Sky Highway and the William Bennett Bridge, among many others.

Minister Falcon's leadership earned him recognition in Vancouver Magazine's annual ranking of the city's 50 most influential leaders in 2008.

Before his election to the Legislative Assembly in 2001, Kevin Falcon was president of Access Group, a corporate communications firm he founded in 1998. He has also worked in the real estate development industry and was vice-president of Northwest Investment Properties. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree from Simon Fraser University, and his real estate education at the University of British Columbia.

Kevin has been active with his local Chamber of Commerce and Rotary Club. He is a past director of the Vancouver Sea Festival, past-president of the Vancouver Junior Chamber of Commerce and a former volunteer with the Cloverdale RCMP Bike Patrol.

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