Craig Cameron first joined Council in 2011 and was re-elected in 2018 for his third term as councillor.
Craig spent the formative years of his childhood in West Vancouver and returned to the community to raise a family. He lives with his wife, artist Cori Creed, and three young children in a house that he built in Ambleside.
Craig and his family are active members of the community and his children attend Ridgeview Elementary. Prior to being elected, Craig served as a Director of the West Vancouver Community Centres Society and a member of West Vancouver’s Community Engagement Committee.
He has a degree in Urban and Environmental Geography from the University of British Columbia and a law degree from the University of Victoria. He also studied International Law at the Universiteit Utrecht in the Netherlands. After clerking with Madam Justice Beverly McLachlin (now Chief Justice) at the Supreme Court of Canada, he articled with John McAlpine, Q.C. and was called to British Columbia Bar in 1999.
For the past nine years, Craig has worked as a litigator with the Department of Justice Canada, practising in various areas of civil litigation. He has training in and experience with a range of forms of alternative dispute resolution, including mediation and negotiation. Craig also has relevant experience in business, government, construction and the non-profit sector. Craig is a founding Board member of Access Pro Bono, one of Canada’s leading non-government providers of free legal services.