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Rita Johnston

Rita Johnston (born April 22, 1935) became British Columbia's 28th Premier on April 2, 1991, making her Canada's first female Premier. She was defeated in the November 1991 provincial election by the Michael Harcourt-led B.C. NDP party. She resigned as leader of the Social Credit Party on January 11, 1992.

Preceded by:
Bill Vander Zalm
List of British Columbia premiers Succeeded by:
Michael Harcourt