Father, we are thankful for the many years of public service that the Hon. Suzanne Anton has given to the people of this province. Give her great wisdom and understanding in this session of the legislature. We ask that You would grant her health and protection in the days ahead. Give her clear direction in the decisions that she has to make as a member of the cabinet and in the Ministry of Justice. We ask this in Jesus’ name, Amen.
Suzanne Anton was elected MLA for Vancouver-Fraserview on May 14, 2013, and was appointed Minister of Justice and Attorney General on June 10, 2013.
Prior to her election to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Suzanne served as a Vancouver City Councillor from 2005 to 2011, and was a Vancouver Park Board commissioner from 2002 to 2005.
During her time on Council, she sat on the boards of TransLink and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and was vice-chair of the city’s Planning and Environment Committee and a member of the Heritage Commission.
Prior to politics, Suzanne was a math teacher and a Crown counsel. She received a degree in Mathematics from the University of Victoria and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of British Columbia.
Suzanne and her husband Olin live in Vancouver and have three children, Elizabeth, Robert and Angus.