Father, we thank You for Minister John Yap and his commitment to our great province. We ask that You would bless him daily as he works for the betterment of all the people in British Columbia. Our prayer is that You would give him great wisdom as he leads us in all of the various areas that have been assigned to him. Give him a time of rest in these late days of summer and may he sense Your peace in his life on this day and into the future. In the name of Jesus, we pray. Amen
John Yap was appointed Minister of State for Multiculturalism on March 24, 2012.
MLA Yap was first elected in the riding of Richmond-Steveston in the 2005 provincial election. He was re-elected on May 12, 2009.
Yap previously 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, the Legislative Review Cabinet Committee, as well as the Select Standing Committees of Public Accounts Crown Corporations and Finance and Government Services. He has also served as a member of the Special Committee on Sustainable Aquaculture and was previously a member of the Finance and Government Services Committee.