Sam Sullivan, CM (born November 13, 1959) is the Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) in the British Columbia legislature for Vancouver-False Creek. He is the Official Opposition’s Housing critic.
Sullivan was the Minister of Community, Sport and Cultural Development and the Minister Responsible for TransLink. He was a member of the Legislative Review Committee and the Select Standing Committee on Crown corporations and the Select Standing Committee on Public Accounts.
In 2006 to 2009 he was mayor of Vancouver. In 1993 to 2005 he was a Vancouver City Councillor. While Mayor of Vancouver, he helped create the Street to Home Foundation. He was also involved in the largest increase in social housing in several decades on 14 Vancouver city sites.
Sullivan was made a member of the Order of Canada for his work with the Disability Foundation which supports quality of life initiatives for people with disabilities from all over Canada. He received the Christopher and Dana Reeve’s Award and the Terry Fox Award for helping to improve the quality of life for people with disabilities.
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- "28 Mayor of Vancouver Sam Sullivan". The Ireland Canada Monument. Retrieved August 22, 2016.