Heavenly Father, we pray for honour and grace to cover MLA Chow as he continues to serve this province. Thank you for the gifts you have given him that help him support the community, and thank you for his long legacy of volunteering for many community organizations. We pray blessings over him and his family. May he experience the peace of your presence in his everyday life. Amen.
George Chow was elected MLA for Vancouver-Fraserview in 2017 and again in 2020. Prior to that, he served two terms on Vancouver City Council from 2005 to 2011. Born in China, he completed primary school in Hong Kong and settled in Vancouver in 1965. George grew up in the Downtown Eastside and attended Britannia and Gladstone Secondary Schools. He graduated from UBC in mechanical engineering in 1975 and had a 30-year career with BC Hydro in power generation. George is a member of the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC, and a Fellow of Engineers Canada. He has also served on many community organizations as a volunteer including: the Urban Spirit Foundation, Vancouver Public Library Board, Chinese Cultural Centre of Greater Vancouver, Boys and Girls Clubs of South Coast BC, Chinese Benevolent Association of Vancouver, Vancouver Chinatown Merchants Association, S.U.C.C.E.S.S., and various family associations.