Derek Corrigan

Derek Corrigan
Derek Corrigan
Mayor of Burnaby, British Columbia
Assumed office
Personal details
Spouse(s) Kathy Corrigan
Residence Burnaby, British Columbia

Derek Richard Corrigan is the current mayor of Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada.

Corrigan is a graduate of Vancouver's Sir Charles Tupper Secondary School and has lived in Burnaby since 1977, the same year he obtained a law degree from the University of British Columbia. Prior to law school he studied undergraduate political science and philosophy. He was called to the Bar of British Columbia in 1978[1] and is also an associate counsel with the Vancouver law firm Lindsay Kenney.[2]

Corrigan was first elected to Burnaby City Council in 1987 and served as a councillor for 15 years. He was elected as mayor in 2002 and re-elected in 2005 and 2008.[3]

His wife Kathy was elected to the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia in the 2009 provincial election, as the New Democratic MLA for Burnaby-Deer Lake.