Changing the Balance of Power
Jordan Sturdy has stepped into various roles as an environmental leader, including chair of the Provincial Roundtable on the Environment and Economy, Parliamentary Secretary for Energy Literacy and the Environment and, most notably, chair of British Columbia’s Climate Leadership Team. As a member on the Cabinet Committee on Environmental Land Use, he helped facilitate communication between environment ministries. Jordan is also passionate about food security and local food production, having worked as an organic farmer for 22 years and served as Director of the BC Association of Farmer’s Markets. In June 2017 he was named Environment Minister in Premier Christy Clark’s Cabinet, shortly before she lost a confidence vote in the provincial Legislature.