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David Eby is a lawyer and a member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia, serving as attorney general and minister responsible for housing. He was elected the British Columbia New Democratic Party MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey in the 2013 provincial election defeating Premier Christy Clark by 1,063 votes.
Eby came within almost 600 votes of derailing Clark’s bid to enter the legislature via a by-election in the same riding on May 11, 2011. Clark had succeeded Gordon Campbell as leader of the British Columbia Liberal Party, and hence as premier, weeks earlier.
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David Robert Patrick Eby KC MLA was born on July 21, 1976 (age 46 years) in Kitchener, Ontario, Canada. His father, Brian, was a personal injury lawyer and his mother, Laura, was a teacher, and later a grade school principal. He has a sister, and two brothers, named Matthew and Patrick. He was president of St. Mary’s High School in his senior year.
Eby studied English at the University of Waterloo and worked for a communications firm after graduation. In 2004, he graduated from Schulich School of Law in Halifax, Nova Scotia. He articled for the federal Department of Justice and was called to the bar in June 2005. Eby played in and provided vocals for several electro-indie rock bands, including Ladner and World of Science.
David Eby worked at Pivot Legal Society from 2005 to 2008 in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside before becoming the executive director of the British Columbia Civil Liberties Association (BCCLA) from 2008 until 2012. In 2008, he sought a Vancouver city council nomination from Vision Vancouver but was unsuccessful.
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Eby was an adjunct professor of law at the University of British Columbia (UBC) from 2009 to 2013, and also has served as president of the Canadian HIV/AIDS Legal Network and as a research associate with the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives.
He is the author of The Arrest Handbook: A Guide to Your Rights, published by the BCCLA. After his election as MLA in 2013, Eby served as a housing critic. He also served as campaign co-chair of John Horgan’s successful bid for the leadership of the NDP. In 2016, former NDP premier Glen Clark described Eby as “the future of the NDP”.
Following the 2017 British Columbia election, which saw the BC NDP form government with the support of the Green Party, Eby was appointed to the cabinet of John Horgan as Attorney General. After the 2020 election, Eby was given the additional responsibility of Minister of Housing.
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On July 19, 2022, David Eby stepped down from the cabinet in order to stand in the 2022 British Columbia New Democratic Party leadership election. In his 2022 leadership campaign, Eby advocated multiple solutions to the province’s housing crisis. To combat flipping, Eby proposed a tax on the sale of residences that are sold within two years of being purchased.
David Eby is married to his wife Cailey Lynch, they had their wedding in Canada. His wife was a registered nurse and later studied medicine at UBC. The couple has two children, a son, Ezra, and a daughter, Iva. David Eby stands at an appealing height of 1.75m and has a good body weight which suits his personality. As of mid-2022, David Eby and h is wife Cailey Eby are still married.
David Eby net worth
How much is David Eby worth? David Eby net worth is estimated at around $3 million. His main source of income is from his primary work as a politician. David Eby’s salary per month and other career earnings are over $400,000 dollars annually. His remarkable achievements have earned him some luxurious lifestyles and some fancy car trips. He is one of the richest and most influential politicians in Canada.