Ronna Rae Leonard


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437 5th Street, Courtenay BC, V9N 1J7

Ronna-Rae Leonard was elected as the MLA for Courtenay-Comox in May 2017. In May 2018 she was elected Chair of the Select Standing Committee on Agriculture, Fish and Food.

She has lived in the Comox Valley for over 25 years, has strong connections to her community, and has been a dedicated advocate for families, seniors and the environment throughout her career.

From 2005 until 2014, Ronna-Rae was a Courtenay councillor. During her time in municipal politics, Ronna-Rae organized and led the Comox Valley Cycling Task Force and the Housing Task Force.

She also held a leadership role with the Association of Vancouver Island and Coastal Communities, as part of their elected executive, as well as chairing the Vancouver Island Regional Library Board.

Prior to her work as a councillor, Ronna-Rae was involved with environmental and community organizations. She was elected as a Trustee of the Sandwick Water Improvement District and worked as an environmental researcher, educator and project manager. Ronna-Rae also co-chaired the local chapter of Canadian Parents for French for a number of years.

She and her husband, Ron Eby, raised their two children in the Comox Valley, and continue to live there today.

Latest News for Ronna Rae Leonard

MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard welcomes funding for local environmental and public safety organizations

COURTENAY – New Democrat MLA Ronna-Rae Leonard is welcoming $215,900 in funding for 7 not-for-profit organizations in the Comox Valley. The organizations, which provide environmental and public safety services, are receiving funds through the Community Gaming Grants program. “Congratulations to these groups that provide environmental and public safety …