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MLA: Kathy Corrigan – Burnaby-Deer Lake

Friday, May 27, 2016

“Wait on the Lord, be of good courage, and He shall strengthen your heart; wait I say on the Lord.” Is our prayer for MLA: Kathy Corrigan today, as she continues to serve so capably in the legislature. Her years of service in the riding of Burnaby Deer Lake has equipped her to advocate with wisdom for issues and changes most needed for her constituents. Grant her sound judgment as she continues to seek for changes to make this province the best place to live. Despite the demands of her work away from home, supply her with an abundance of quality time with her family, and keep their relationships strong and whole. In Jesus name. Amen.

Kathy Corrigan was first elected MLA for Burnaby-Deer Lake in 2009 and re-elected in May 2013.

She serves as Opposition Spokesperson for Advanced Education.

A strong advocate for public education, Kathy served three terms on the Burnaby Board of Education (1999-2008) and was board chair in 2007 and 2008. She has served on numerous district committees and was also a member of the B.C. School Trustees’ Provincial Council.

Kathy is a lawyer and public policy researcher by profession. She has also edited a legal journal and has written about privatization and trade agreements.

As a longtime community volunteer, Kathy has served on parent advisory committees, the Burnaby Minor Hockey Association, the Burnaby and New Westminster Ringette Association, the Lakeside Advisory Board and other organizations.

She and husband Derek Corrigan have lived in Burnaby since 1977. They have four grown children.