Svend Robinson

Long-serving MP and political trailblazer seeks a return to politics

Svend Robinson was BC's longest-serving MP, winning seven consecutive elections. In 1988 Robinson was the first MP to come out as gay, and the only one until Bloc Québécois MP Réal Ménard came out in 1994. He was also instrumental in the battle to establish physician-assisted death. An active environmentalist,…

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