Father, we thank You for MLA: Jane Shin. We pray Your hand would lead and guide her with your great wisdom. May she make good decisions as she works to better her constituency and our province. We pray Jane will provide insightful information to the committees she is involved with. Help her sense your unceasing love and care as she begins this new session in the legislature. Bless her with good health. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.
Jane Shin was elected as the MLA for Burnaby-Lougheed in May 2013.
Jane serves as Deputy Opposition Critic for Small Business, Tourism, Arts and Culture and the Deputy Opposition Critic for Multiculturalism.
She is the first Canadian of Korean descent elected to the provincial legislature in B.C.
Jane was born in South Korea and immigrated to Canada when she was 11 years old. She has been actively involved in community service from a young age, volunteering for organizations such as Canadian Red Cross Society and the Multicultural Society of B.C. She was recognized by the City of Surrey for her work.
Jane Shin is an educator and entrepreneur with strong ties in the medical and business communities.
Jane holds a medical doctorate degree from Spartan Health Sciences University in St. Lucia. She is a healthcare educator who has taught at British Columbia Institute of Technology, Vancouver Community College and the West Coast College of Massage Therapy.
Jane is an avid fisher and environmentalist, and lives in Burnaby.