David Eby

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David Eby

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of British Columbia
Assumed office
July 18, 2017
PremierJohn Horgan
Preceded byAndrew Wilkinson
Member of the British Columbia Legislative Assembly
for Vancouver-Point Grey
Assumed office
May 14, 2013
Preceded byChristy Clark
Personal details
Born (1977-07-21) July 21, 1977 (age 43)
Kitchener, Ontario, Canada
Political partyNew Democrat

David Eby QC (born July 21, 1977 in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada) is the Attorney General of British Columbia (BC), Canada. He was first elected to the BC legislature in 2013 as Member Legislative Assembly (MLA) for Vancouver-Point Grey. He was appointed as Attorney General by Premier John Horgan in 2017. His additional duties include: gambling policy, liquor policy, and the Insurance Corporation of BC (ICBC). He is a member of the New Democratic Party (NDP).

Before entering provincial politics, Eby was the Executive Director of the BC Civil Liberties Association, an adjunct professor of law at the University of British Columbia (UBC), and the president of the HIV/AIDS Legal Network. He was also involved in the Vancouver Foundation’s Health, Social Development Committee, and in the Pivot Legal Society.

Eby is a lawyer by profession. He is an advocate of human rights, especially those of the homeless and under-housed residents of Vancouver.

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