Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson

Your MLA for Vancouver-Quilchena

Get to Know Andrew Wilkinson

Andrew Wilkinson was re-elected MLA for the riding of Vancouver-Quilchena in 2013, 2017, and in 2020. He currently serves as Leader of the Official Opposition.

He previously served as Attorney General and Minister of Justice, Minister of Advanced Education, and Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services. He is a former deputy minister of the British Columbia Ministry of Economic Development, where he had responsibility for economic issues, trade and tourism. He also served as deputy minister for Intergovernmental Relations in the Premier’s Office for two years.

Prior to his election as MLA, Wilkinson worked as a lawyer in the Vancouver offices of a major national law firm. Prior to being called to the bar, Wilkinson was educated and licensed as a physician. He lived and worked as a doctor in Campbell River, Lillooet, and Dease Lake. He holds degrees from the University of Alberta, Dalhousie University, and Oxford University, where he attended as a Rhodes Scholar.

He has also served as president of the BC Civil Liberties Association, president of the BC Mountaineering Club, and president of the BC Liberal Party.

Latest News

BC Liberals commit to improving internet and mobile connectivity for rural communities

BC Liberals commit to improving internet and mobile connectivity for rural communities
OLIVER (October 18, 2020) – As the campaign enters its final week, Andrew Wilkinson and the BC Liberals were in Oliver today where they promised to significantly expand high-speed internet and mobile coverage for rural B.C. communities.

BC Liberals announce plan to help rural B.C. communities ignored by John Horgan and the NDP

BC Liberals - Restore Confidence. Rebuild BC.
MERRITT (October 2, 2020) – Today, the BC Liberals announced a plan to bring jobs and confidence back to our rural communities after three years of being ignored by John Horgan and the NDP.

John Horgan and the NDP force unnecessary pandemic election, Wilkinson calls for three televised debates

John Horgan and the NDP force unnecessary pandemic election, Wilkinson calls for three televised debates
VANCOUVER (September 22, 2020) – BC Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson is calling for three in-person, televised debates between John Horgan, Sonia Furstenau, and himself,...

Cullen’s offensive comments a pattern

SMITHERS (October 22, 2020) – The NDP has known about Nathan Cullen’s true attitude towards First Nations people since 2015.

This revelation comes after Cullen was caught making derogatory comments about a Haida Chief in this election.

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