Josie Osborne was sworn into the Legislature virtually on Nov. 24. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)

Josie Osborne was sworn into the Legislature virtually on Nov. 24. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)

Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA Josie Osborne named minister of municipal affairs

The position was previously held by Selina Robinson, who is the province’s new finance minister

New Mid Island-Pacific Rim MLA Josie Osborne is moving directly into cabinet as the province’s minister of municipal affairs.

The position was previously held by Selina Robinson, who is the province’s new finance minister.

B.C. Premier John Horgan unveiled his cabinet lineup for a new majority NDP government on Nov. 26, with a few newcomers in key positions.

READ MORE: Horgan names 20-member cabinet with same pandemic team

Josie Osborne was sworn into the Legislature virtually on Nov. 24 as the new BC New Democrat MLA for Mid Island-Pacific Rim.

“I was proud to work alongside the BC NDP during my time as the Mayor of Tofino on the shared issues of transportation, housing and reconciliation,” said Osborne in a press release. “As MLA I will continue to champion these important issues and I’m honoured to represent people from across our beautiful region in the legislature.”

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Josie Osborne was sworn into the Legislature virtually on Nov. 24. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)

Josie Osborne was sworn into the Legislature virtually on Nov. 24. (FACEBOOK PHOTO)