Father, thank You for MLA Mike Bernier of Peace River South. As Official Opposition Critic for Oil and Gas Development, he would now be involved in extremely difficult and challenging situations. Please give him wisdom as he seeks to further the industry in British Columbia while protecting the rights of all peoples and the land. Help him to seek to govern the wise use of our valuable resources and advocate for all fairly in the Province of British Columbia. Please bless his family. Amen..…..
Mike Bernier was re-elected MLA for Peace River South in 2017. He is currently the Official Opposition Critic for Oil and Gas Development and sits on the Select Standing Committee on Legislative Initiatives. Before being elected to the Legislature in 2013, Mike served as mayor of Dawson Creek, elected in 2008 and re-elected in 2011. He also served as a Dawson Creek city councillor from 2005 to 2008. Mike is the past president of the North Central Local Government Association. He has also served on the Peace River Regional District, B.C. Mayors Climate Leadership Council, Community Energy Association, Council of Resource Community Mayors, Northeast Regional Advisory Committee, Site C Regional and Local Government Liaison Committee, Northern Development Initiative Trust, and the South Peace Economic Development Commission. Mike has lived in Dawson Creek since 1993 and has 20 years of experience in the natural gas industry.