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MLA Janet Routledge, Burnaby North

Heavenly Father, thank you for Janet Routledge, NDP MLA Burnaby North. During this time of recovery, the needs of British Columbians are great. I pray you will give Janet everything she needs to meet those needs in the role she has taken. May she be surrounded by those who will support her and guide her in the decisions that need to be made. Father, provide her with the encouragement she needs and may she find time to slip away to quiet places of refreshment. Be her strength, and may she know she has many who care and are praying for her. In your precious name, 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.