Emery Barnes Park opens at 1100 Seymour Street

Emery Barnes was first elected to the BC Provincial legislature in 1972. In March 1994 he became the first speaker in  BC to be elected by a secret ballot of MLA’s; AND he was the first Black person in Canada to hold this position.

Park setting with concrete waterway running the length of the park, paved walkway, seating, greenspace on either side

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