Bill Barisoff is a BC Liberal Member of the Legislative Assembly in the Province of British Columbia, Canada. The British Columbia Liberal Party (also referred to as the BC Liberals) is the governing Political party in British Columbia, Canada. The Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is one of two components of the Parliament of British Columbia, the other being the Lieutenant-Governor British Columbia (ˌbrɪtɨʃ kəˈlʌmbiə ( BC) ( (la Colombie-Britannique C Country to "Dominion of Canada" or "Canadian Federation" or anything else please read the Talk Page Born in Oliver, he represents the riding of Penticton-Okanagan Valley, which he has held since 1996, when he defeated former MLA Bill Barlee by a narrow margin. Oliver, British Columbia, is a small town located in the South Okanagan. Penticton-Okanagan Valley is a provincial Electoral district for the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, Canada. Bill Barlee is a Canadian politician born in Grand Forks in 1932 who was first elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia as a New Democrat
He is currently the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, a job he was elected to by vote of the Legislature in 2005. The Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia is the presiding officer of the British Columbia legislature.
Previously, he served as Minister of Water, Land and Air Protection (2004-2005) as well as Minister of Provincial Revenue (2001-2004). He was a local School Trustee and owned a trucking company prior to his involvement in provincial politics.