Stephanie Cadieux was first elected in Surrey-Panorama in 2009, elected in Surrey-Coverdale in 2013 and re-elected in Surrey South in 2017.
Stephanie is an enthusiastic diversity change leader, passionate about creating environments where people with disabilities and women can thrive and contribute. She believes building a world where everyone is welcome and talents are embraced, enriches our society and helps us make better decisions.
Most recently she served as the Official Opposition Critic for ICBC, prior roles included critic for Finance and Advanced Education. She was a member of the Select Standing Committee on Crown Corporations and served as deputy chair of the Committees to appoint the Representative for Children and Youth and the Human Rights Commissioner.
During her first 8 years in government, Stephanie served as Minister of Children and Family Development, Minister of Social Development, Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development, and Minister of Labour, Citizens’ Services and Open Government.
Prior to politics, Stephanie worked with SCI-BC as director of marketing and development and was manager of accessibility for 2010 Legacies Now. She has been an active community volunteer and was the president of Realwheels Theatre Society, a member of the advisory panel with International Collaboration On Repair Discoveries (ICORD), and a mentor with the YWCA. She was named one of the Vancouver Sun’s 100 Most Influential Women in 2010 and was one of Business in Vancouver’s Top 40 under 40 in 2007.
VANCOUVER (October 20, 2020) – As part of their plan to dramatically increase access to affordable child care for parents, the BC Liberals have committed to building an additional 10,000 new child care spaces all across British Columbia.