Dear Lord, it is our privilege to pray earnestly for Hon. Suzanne Anton today as she meets the demands of this responsible portfolio. Give her courage and confidence as she seeks to lead with truth and justice. Strengthen her with Your presence, keep her in good health, joy of service, and safety in travel. In Your great name we pray Jesus, Amen.
Suzanne Anton was elected MLA for Vancouver-Fraserview on May 14, 2013, and was appointed Minister of Justice and Attorney General on June 10, 2013.
Prior to her election to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Suzanne served as a Vancouver City Councillor from 2005 to 2011, and was a Vancouver Park Board commissioner from 2002 to 2005.
During her time on Council, she sat on the boards of TransLink and the Federation of Canadian Municipalities, and was vice-chair of the city’s Planning and Environment Committee and a member of the Heritage Commission.
Prior to politics, Suzanne was a math teacher and a Crown counsel. She received a degree in Mathematics from the University of Victoria and a Bachelor of Laws at the University of British Columbia.
Suzanne and her husband Olin live in Vancouver and have three children, Elizabeth, Robert and Angus.