Honourable Adrian Dix
Since being elected to represent Vancouver-Kingsway, Adrian tirelessly attends community events in his riding and regularly goes door-to-door to stay in touch with his constituents. In 2010, he played a leading role in a coalition that saved important neighborhood schools in East Vancouver from being closed.
Adrian’s commitment to quality public education is well known. Prior to becoming an MLA, Adrian was the executive director for Canadian Parents for French, B.C.-Yukon Branch, a non-profit organization promoting language education. During his tenure he increased its profile, influence and capacity.
Before the 2005 election, Adrian was a sought-after political commentator and journalist, writing a column for the Victoria Times Colonist and the Source, a prominent multicultural newspaper in Vancouver. He was also a contributor to the Tyee and CBC.
Adrian was raised in Vancouver and is a graduate of UBC. He is married to writer Renée Saklikar.