Sheila Malcolmson

Nanaimo


Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction
Sheila's Community Office
105-495 Dunsmuir Street, Nanaimo BC V9R6B9
236 362 0012

About Sheila

Sheila Malcolmson was elected as MLA for Nanaimo in 2019 and re-elected in 2020. She is the Minister of Social Development and Poverty Reduction.

Prior to her election as MLA, Sheila was elected four times to the Islands Trust Council, serving six of those years as Chair of the Islands Trust Council, where she championed fair ferry service, marine safety, and oil spill prevention. In 2015, Sheila was elected as federal MP for Nanaimo-Ladysmith. As MP, she was a leading advocate for solutions to vessel abandonment, oil spill prevention, and women’s equality.

Before to entering public life, Sheila worked in ecology, tourism, and small business. She holds a B.A. in Environmental and Resource Studies from Trent University.

Sheila lives on Gabriola Island with her partner Howard, a fisheries biologist and climate change researcher.

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Latest News for Sheila Malcolmson

MLAs Malcolmson and Routley say funding will support local volunteer fire departments in Nanaimo, Gabriola, Thetis, and the North Cowichan Valley, keeping people safe

GABRIOLA ISLAND – New Democrat MLAs Sheila Malcolmson and Doug Routley say that funding announced this week will help local fire departments to protect more people and structures in the region. “The Nanaimo region has amazing local firefighting teams, supported by volunteers giving their time to our community,” said Sheila …