B.C. Budget Recap with Premier John Horgan
Province of British Columbia
Program: 9:00 - 10:15 a.m.
Individuals: $89 + GST
Table of 8: $850 + GST
Honourable John Horgan
Join the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade for an official address by The Honourable John Horgan, Premier of British Columbia, following the tabling of the 2020-21 Provincial Budget.
The presentation will provide Board of Trade Members and our region's business community with an overview of the recently unveiled budget and an update on the state of B.C.'s economy.
Don't miss this opportunity to hear directly from the Province on how the 2020 Budget will impact your business and your family.
About the speaker:
John Horgan, was elected MLA for the new riding of Langford-Juan de Fuca in 2017. He was first elected to the Legislature in 2005 as MLA for Juan de Fuca, and has been re-elected three times. He became leader of the BCNDP in 2014.
A husband and father, John and his wife Ellie have two grown sons. John and his siblings were raised in Saanich by his mother, after his father passed away when he was very young. John grew up playing sports and was a natural leader at school, on the basketball court and in the lacrosse box.
As a young man John worked in a BC mill and in a joinery. He earned his Bachelor's and Master's degrees at Trent University in Ontario and Sydney University in Australia. A meeting with Tommy Douglas sparked his interest in social democracy and he went on to work for Members of Parliament in Ottawa.
In 2001, John started a management and research consulting company helping both private and public sector organizations.