Heavenly Father, we offer you thanksgiving for MLA Janet Routledge in her authentic and steadfast efforts of service to her constituency of Burnaby North and the province of British Columbia. Continue to use her education and experience to assist in legislative decisions and provide her with all she needs to help lead and guide in all areas for which is responsible. Please draw her in your loving arms and keep her family healthy and safe in all areas of their lives. In Jesus’ name, we pray. Amen.
Janet Routledge was elected as the MLA for Burnaby North in 2017 and again in 2020. For more than 30 years, Janet served the Public Service Alliance of Canada, helping workers solve workplace problems, win better wages and improve working conditions. She also represented workers on the federal Employment Insurance Appeals Board, and she was granted commenter status in the National Energy Board hearings on the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. She was founding member of the Everywoman’s Health Centre, and served for several years on its board of directors. She has been involved in many non-profits, including CoDevelopment Canada, which provides financial aid to workers’ organizations in Latin America, and Toxic Free Canada. Janet lives in Burnaby with her husband, Bill Brassington.