Surrey Board of Trade Congratulates BC’s New Cabinet Ministers

The Surrey Board of Trade, Surrey’s city-building business organization, congratulates BC’s new cabinet ministers announced today by Premier David Eby.

“The Surrey Board of Trade looks forward to working with existing and new cabinet ministers to ensure that we are instigating positive economic change for Surrey, as we move to become BC’s largest city,” said Anita Huberman, President & CEO, Surrey Board of Trade.


1.     Mike Farnworth retains the file as Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General, and as Deputy Premier.

2.     Ravi Kahlon takes on the key file as the new standalone Minister of Housing and as the new House Leader, taking over from Mike Farnworth.

3.     Adrian Dix stays as Minister of Health.

4.     Sheila Malcolmson moves to Social Development and Poverty Reduction Minister.

5.     Bruce Ralston is the new Minister of Forests, and Minister Responsible for the Consular Corps.

6.     Katrine Conroy takes over as the Minister of Finance.

7.     George Heyman continues as the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy.

8.     Josie Osborne moves to be Minister of Energy, Mines and Low Carbon Innovation.

9.     Bowinn Ma is the new Minister of Emergency Management and Climate Readiness, overseeing the response to climate emergencies.

10.   Murray Rankin retains his job as Minister of indigenous Relations and Reconciliation.

11.  Rachna Singh is the new Minister of Education and Child Care.

12.  Grace Lore becomes Minister of State for Child Care.

13.  Lisa Beare retains the job as Minister of Citizens’ Services.

14.  Mitzi Dean becomes Minister of Child and Family Development.

15.  Pam Alexis is the new Minister of Agriculture and Food.

16.  Brenda Bailey is the new Minister of Jobs, Innovation and Economic Development. She has a background in the tech sector.

17.  Jagrup Brar becomes Minister of State for Trade.

18.  Harry Bains retains the job as Minister of Labour.

19.  Jennifer Whiteside is the new Minister of Mental Health and Addictions.

20.  Anne Kang is the new Minister of Municipal Affairs.

21.  Selina Robinson is now Minister of Post-Secondary Education and Future Skills.

22.  Andrew Mercier is Minister of State for Workforce Development, a new portfolio created by Premier Eby.

23.  Lana Popham takes over as Minister of Tourism, Arts, Culture and Sport.

24.  Rob Fleming retains his position as Minister of Transportation and Infrastructure (including BC Transit and TransLink).

25.  Dan Coulter is the new Minister of State for Infrastructure and Transit.

26.  Nathan Cullen is the Minister of Water, Land and Resource Stewardship.

27.  Niki Sharma becomes Attorney General.