Heavenly Father, we bring Vancouver-Hastings MLA Hon. Shane Simpson before you and ask you to provide him with your wisdom, discernment, strength, mercy and grace in his role in legislature, his position as Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction, and in his riding. Keep Mr. Simpson and his family close to you this summer. In Jesus’ name we pray. Amen……………….
Shane Simpson was first elected MLA for Vancouver Hastings in May. He was re-elected in 2009, 2013, and 2017. He is the Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction. Born and raised in East Vancouver, Shane has lived, worked, and engaged in community-building activities in his community since 1971. Shane, and his partner Cate, have one adult daughter, and have lived in the same home in Vancouver-Hastings since 1989.