Joy MacPhail

Joy MacPhail 
Member since 2013

Joy MacPhail
Member since 2013

Joy MacPhail is a former Canadian politician in British Columbia. A longtime member of the British Columbia New Democratic Party, she served as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) (1991–2005), and as a Minister of the Crown (1993–1999) and (2000–2001).

Following her departure from politics, MacPhail married film and television producer James Shavick, and is currently a partner in his production firm, Shavick Entertainment. She is the Chair of the board of OUTtv, a Canadian cable television station owned by Shavick Entertainment which provides programming focused on LGBTQ communities. Ms. MacPhail has also appeared as a member of political panels on As It Happens on CBC Radio.