Williams, Bob

WILLIAMS, Bob, politician, town planner, businessman (b 20 Jan 1933, Vancouver). After graduating in planning from UBC, he became the first director of planning for DELTA, then set up his own consulting firm. Raised in VANCOUVER's east end, he ran for city council in 1964 and 2 years later was elected to the provincial legislature as a NDP MLA for Vancouver East. Williams established himself as an aggressive opposition voice and an expert on resource use. As resources minister in the...

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