MLA Teresa Wat, Richmond North Centre

Father God, we thank you for MLA Teresa Wat today. We bless her as she works diligently for the people of this beautiful province. We ask that you would impart clarity and fresh wisdom upon her. Protect her and fill her with joy and give her strength this day. Be with Teresa and her family. May they have good health and may they enjoy each other’s company as they find times of rest together. In Jesus’ name. Amen.

Teresa Wat was elected MLA for Richmond Centre in 2013, 2017, and again in 2020. She currently serves as the Official Opposition critic for Tourism, Arts and Culture, and Anti-Racism Initiatives. Teresa was the president and CEO of Mainstream Broadcasting Corporation CHMB AM1320 and has also served as the news director at Channel M Television (now OMNI TV), and previously served as a communications advisor at B.C.’s Cabinet Policy and Communications Secretariat. In 2015, Princess Astrid bestowed Wat with the Grand Officer of the Order of the Crown, one of the highest decorations from the Kingdom of Belgium. Teresa was instrumental in the launch of B.C.’s first-ever live Cantonese, Mandarin and Punjabi daily television news programs. In 2013, Teresa received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Award for her community service work. In 2010, she was appointed to the Canadian Women Voters Congress Advisory Board.