NEWS RELEASE · 11th June 2010
Office of the Premier
Peace River South MLA Blair Lekstrom has advised Premier Gordon Campbell that he is resigning as Minister of Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources and from the B.C. Government Caucus, effective immediately.
The following appointments are being made to the Executive Council:
- Kootenay East MLA Bill Bennett is being appointed Minister of Energy Mines and Petroleum Resources.
- Westside-Kelowna MLA Ben Stewart is being appointed Minister of Community and Rural Development.
- Vancouver-False Creek MLA Mary McNeil is being appointed Minister of Citizens' Services.
The responsibilities for the Minister of State for the Olympics and ActNow BC will fall under the Ministry of Healthy Living and Sport.