Sketches of Parliament and Parliamentarians Past: The Exuberant Life of Emery Barnes Vol 38 No 2

Article 11 / 11 , Vol 38 No 2 (Summer)

Sketches of Parliament and Parliamentarians Past: The Exuberant Life of Emery Barnes

The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia has had a track star, a football player, a social worker, a piano player and a nightclub owner… all rolled into one individual. Former MLA and Speaker of the House, Emery Barnes, was a man of great stature – a gentleman and a gentle giant.