Hon. Mike Farnworth, Port Coquitlam

Heavenly Father, we thank You for the strength that You have given to Hon. Mike Farnworth. You give him strength of character, integrity and the ability to understand the complexities that he faces in his everyday life. We ask that You would further strengthen him and that he would clearly see the issues that stand before him, as he make decisions that will affect the people of this province. Bless him today, in the name of Jesus, Amen.……..

Mike Farnworth was re-elected as MLA for Port Coquitlam in 2017. He was first elected as MLA for Port Coquitlam-Burke Mountain in 1991, and re-elected in 1996, 2005, 2009 and 2013. He is the Minister of Public Safety and Solicitor General. Mike was raised in Port Coquitlam and has lived there for more than 40 years. He earned a bachelor’s degree in geography at Simon Fraser University, and was elected to Port Coquitlam city council for three terms in 1983, 1985 and 1990. As MLA, he served in numerous cabinet positions, including Minister of Health, and Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing. From 2001 to 2004, Mike worked in Bulgaria, the Balkans and then Iraq on democratic governance programs to help build multiparty democracies in former one-party states.