Father, thank you for the blessing of Janet Routledge and for the gift of her service to the people of Canada. Continue to fill her heart with passion for the well being of others and strengthen her mind and body as she looks for solutions and sets forth initiatives. Equip her in every way and give her peace. In Jesus’ name, Amen
Janet Routledge was elected as the MLA for Burnaby North in 2017 and again in 2020. For more than 30 years, Janet served the Public Service Alliance of Canada, helping workers solve workplace problems, win better wages and improve working conditions. She also represented workers on the federal Employment Insurance Appeals Board, and she was granted commenter status in the National Energy Board hearings on the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion. She was founding member of the Everywoman’s Health Centre, and served for several years on its board of directors. She has been involved in many non-profits, including CoDevelopment Canada, which provides financial aid to workers’ organizations in Latin America, and Toxic Free Canada. Janet lives in Burnaby with her husband, Bill Brassington.