Loving God, we thank you for North Island MLA: Claire Trevena as she represents her constituency and serves as Opposition Spokesperson for Transportation and Infrastructure, BC Ferries, and BC Transit. Supply her with clear and fresh initiatives and give her wisdom and discernment in all matters concerning transportation in the province, and the provincial ferry and transit systems. We pray for your protection upon Ms. Trevena and her husband in all they do. In Jesus’ Name, we pray. Amen.
Claire was first elected as MLA for North Island in May 2005 and was re-elected for a third term in May 2013.
Claire serves as Opposition Spokesperson for Transportation and Infrastructure, B.C. Ferries, and B.C. Transit.
Claire is a former journalist, activist and international development worker.
In the early 1990s, Claire came to Canada as the BBC’s Canada correspondent. Awarded the Canadian Civilian Peacekeeping Medal, she’s worked on democratic development projects overseas and in Canada.
Claire was an active trade unionist in her professional life. Since moving to B.C. she has been involved in a number of community and environmental initiatives. She was elected to the board of the Quadra Community Association and held a seat on the Regional District of Comox Strathcona Regional Area J Advisory Planning Committee.
Prior to the 2005 election, Claire ran a small communications business on Quadra Island with her husband, Mike McIvor.