Lord God, it is with honour and praise we offer up to you Surrey-Whalley MLA and Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources, the Hon. Bruce Ralston. May he continue to be guided by your wisdom and discernment, and may he recognize and receive new visions and innovations to address the complexities he and his team of professionals are responsible for in the energy and mining sector of the province. Please keep the Ralston family by your side in the New Year, and keep them in your protective care both physically and in good health as they go about their daily routines. In Jesus’ name. Amen.
Bruce Ralston was first elected MLA for Surrey-Whalley in 2005. He was re-elected in 2009, 2013, 2017, 2020. He is the Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources. Bruce operated his own law firm in Surrey for many years. From 1995 to 2006, Bruce was elected to four consecutive terms as a member of the VanCity Savings Credit Union board of directors. Bruce also served as a councillor on Surrey City Council for 1988 to 1993. A former president of the B.C. NDP, Bruce was born in Victoria and grew up in Vancouver. He has degrees in history and law from the University of British Columbia and a degree in history from the University of Cambridge in England. Bruce is married to Miriam Sobrino and they have three children.