Karla Bernard

Leader of the Opposition Green Caucus

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. Karla is the Leader of the Third Party.

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¬†
  • Intergovernmental Affairs
  • Indigenous Relations
  • Education and Economic Growth
  • Health and Social Development
  • Natural Resources and Environmental Sustainability
  • Public Accounts
  • Rules, Regulations, Private Bills and Privileges (Chair)
Our Work

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In the Legislature
45 video(s) found
Launch of Desmond Cole's Book
Posted on April 28, 2021
Discover Charlottetown
Posted on March 11, 2021
International Women's Day
Posted on March 5, 2021
Holiday Greeting 2020
Posted on December 21, 2020
Trans Day of Remembrance
Posted on November 20, 2020
Power Imbalance
Posted on November 12, 2020
Cystic Fibrosis
Posted on July 3, 2020
A vision for education
Posted on June 24, 2020
Childcare and COVID-19
Posted on June 16, 2020
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Office of the Third Party
4th Floor, Coles Building
175 Richmond Street, Charlottetown
Prince Edward Island, Canada