Teresa Wat

Candidate for Richmond-Bridgeport


June 24, 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Note: on Election Day, voting at the district electoral office is available until 4 p.m.


  • Britannia Comm Centre – Gym C 1661 Napier St, Vancouver
  • Charles Dickens Elem School  – 1010 E 17th Ave, Vancouver
  • Grandview Elem School – 2055 Woodland Dr, Vancouver
  • International Village Mall – 88 W Pender St, Vancouver
  • Kivan Club (BGC South Coast BC) – 2-2875 St George St, Vancouver
  • Mt. Pleasant Elem School – 2300 Guelph St, Vancouver
  • Queen Alexandra Elem School – 1300 E Broadway, Vancouver
  • RayCam Co-operative Centre – Gym 920 E Hastings St, Vancouver
  • Strathcona Comm Centre – 601 Keefer St, Vancouver
  • District Electoral Office – #615 369 Terminal Avenue, Vancouver

Get to Know Teresa Wat

Teresa Wat was elected MLA for Richmond Centre in 2013, 2017, 2020 and will be seeking re-election in Richmond-Bridgeport in the next provincial election. She currently serves as Shadow Minister for Multiculturalism, Anti-Racism Initiatives, Arts and Culture.

Previously she served as Shadow Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture, and Multiculturalism.

Since 2017, Wat has served as Shadow Minister for Multiculturalism and as a member of the Select Standing Committee on Children and Youth.

From 2013 to 2017, she served as the Minister of International Trade, and Minister Responsible for the Asia Pacific Strategy and Multiculturalism. She also served as a member of the Cabinet Committee on Strong Economy and the Priorities and Planning Committee.

Before entering politics, Teresa was News Director at Channel M Television (now OMNI TV) and was instrumental in the launch of the first-ever live Cantonese, Mandarin, and Punjabi daily television news programs in British Columbia. She was also the News Editor of Ming Pao Daily News, and the President and CEO of Mainstream Broadcasting Corporation, a multicultural broadcasting station. Prior to immigrating to Canada in 1989, she worked extensively in the communications industry in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Wat has been honoured with the Grand Officer of the Order of the Crown, one of the highest decorations from the Kingdom of Belgium, as well as the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee Award for her community service. She was also previously named one of BC’s top 100 most influential women by the Vancouver Sun, and one of Greater Vancouver’s top 33 most outstanding Chinese Canadians by Sing Tao Daily Vancouver.

“I’m thrilled to be seeking re-election in the Richmond-Bridgeport riding. Our BC United team is the only party capable of fixing British Columbia and delivering the outcomes our province deserves.”

— Teresa Wat, Richmond-Bridgeport Candidate

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