Community Living BC (CLBC) welcomes the Honourable Sheila Malcolmson as the new Minister responsible for CLBC. Premier David Eby announced his new cabinet on Dec. 7, including the appointment of Sheila Malcolmson as the new Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction (SDPR). You can find the announcement of the new Cabinet here.
Minister Malcolmson was previously the Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, and replaces Nicholas Simons as Minister of SDPR. On behalf of the CLBC Board and staff, we would like to congratulate Minister Malcolmson and thank and acknowledge Nicholas Simons for his contribution to the community living sector during his time as Minister.
Sheila Malcolmson is the MLA for Nanaimo and was elected in a by-election in 2019, and re-elected in 2020. Find more information on her background here.
We look forward to meeting with the new Minister and working together to advance the priorities in CLBC’s new strategic plan and the Reimagining Community Inclusion work plan.
Michael Prince Ross Chilton
CLBC Board Chair CEO