Karla Bernard

MLA District 12 Charlottetown – Victoria Park

MLA Karla Bernard
Contact Karla

Karla Bernard
Mailing address: PO Box 2000, Charlottetown, PE C1A 7N8
Office address: 2nd Floor, Coles Building, 175 Richmond Street

Tel: 902-620-3977
Email: kmbernardMLA@assembly.pe.ca

About Karla

Karla Bernard was born and raised with strong rural roots in Sherbrooke Prince Edward Island. She graduated from Holland College with a Certificate in Business Administration in 1997 then from U.P.E.I. with her Bachelor of Education degree in 2005 (focus on Indigenous Studies, French and history). Karla now resides in Charlottetown with her husband Ryan, 2 young children, Gracie and Hunter and their dog Xena. She has been an educator and most recently a counsellor with the Public Schools Branch for 15 years.

She has had ongoing involvement on various school and community committees promoting healthy, safe spaces and advocating for services and the social determinants of health. She is passionate about sustainable ideas, and fostering environments that nurture happy, critical thinking citizens. Throughout her work, she has consistently played a role in the arts and theatre, taking advantage of these opportunities whenever possible often creating said opportunities herself.

In May 2015, Karla graduated with her Masters in Education in Counselling. She is a Canadian Certified Counsellor and a member of the PEICA (PEI Counselling Association). Karla is a motivated, professional, lifelong learner with a passion for creating a healthy future for our children and future generations to come.

Karla was first elected to represent District 12, Charlottetown-Victoria Park on April 23, 2019. She was re-elected as the proud representative for District 12 on April 3, 2023.

Critic Roles
  • Education and Early Years
  • Status of Women
  • Economic Development, Innovation and Trade
  • Acadian and Francophone Affairs
  • Housing, Land and Communities
  • Social Development and Seniors
  • Workforce, Advanced Learning and Population
  • Justice and Public Safety 
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In the Legislature
Holiday Greetings 2022
Posted on December 24, 2022
Hot 105.5 Holiday Food Drive
Posted on November 29, 2022
Transgender affirming procedures
Posted on November 17, 2022
Toques from the Heart
Posted on November 8, 2022
We need a public inquiry into LTC
Posted on July 12, 2022
Congrats Class of '22
Posted on June 21, 2022
Red Dress Day
Posted on May 5, 2022
Posted on April 26, 2022
Alan Stanley and Trans Canada Trail
Posted on April 8, 2022
Trans Day of Visibility
Posted on March 31, 2022

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Office of the Third Party
2nd Floor, Coles Building
175 Richmond Street, Charlottetown
Prince Edward Island, Canada