While MLA for Vancouver-Hastings from 1991 to 2005, Joy MacPhail, OC, served as deputy premier, minister of finance and leader of the Opposition. With her husband, she owns OUTtv, the world’s longest-airing gay and lesbian TV network. MacPhail chaired the Expert Panel on the Future of Housing Supply and Affordability, which released its final report last year.
WHAT’S NEW: In February 2022, appointed to the board of directors of Nch’Kay Development Corp., the economic development arm of the Skwxwú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish Nation).
CHILDHOOD DREAM JOB: Clerk of the Privy Council in Ottawa.
RECOMMENDED READING: Braiding Sweetgrass by Robin Wall Kimmerer.