2023 B.C. Budget Recap with Minister Katrine Conroy
Minister of Finance
Province of British Columbia
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Hon. Katrine Conroy
Join the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade for an official address by The Honourable Katrine Conroy, Minister of Finance for British Columbia, following the tabling of the 2023-24 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 2023 Budget will impact your business and your family.
About the speaker:
Katrine Conroy was first elected to represent the West Kootenays in 2005.
Katrine previously served as the minister of Forests, and the minister of Children and Family Development.
Katrine had a varied career before becoming an MLA. She was one of B.C.’s first female power engineers and the first woman to work in the power plant at Celgar Pulp Mill in Castlegar. She also was an early childhood educator, administrator, college instructor at Selkirk College and a small-business person.
Katrine has worked and volunteered in her community as the executive director of Kootenay Family Place, co-chair of the Castlegar and District Social Planning Council, treasurer of the Regional District of Central Kootenay Community Futures Board and founding board member of the Community Social Services Employers Association.
Katrine lives on her ranch in Pass Creek, continuing her late husband Ed’s passion for breeding prize-winning Polled Hereford cattle. Together they raised four children and she now has nine grandchildren.