Parksville-Qualicum candidate Sue Powell of the B.C. NDP, centre, chats with Qualicum Beach Mayor Teunis Westbroek, left, and Parksville Mayor Marc Lefebvre following the Battle of the Atlantic commemoration at the Qualicum Beach Legion Sunday, May 7, 2017. — J.R. Rardon photo

Powell makes push on final weekend of election

NDP leader comes to support Parksville-Qualicum candidate

On the final weekend before the May 9 provincial election, Parksville-Qualicum candidates were busy with public appearances, door-knocking and other events in a final push for votes.

NDP candidate Sue Powell made a stop at the Fire and Ice Street Festival in Qualicum Beach and welcomed a whirlwind visit by party leader John Horgan on Saturday before attending the commemoration of the Battle of the Atlantic at Qualicum Beach Legion Branch 76 Sunday morning.

Powell and supporters will be working at her campaign office in Parksville, at 6-160 Corfield St., until after polls close Tuesday at 8 p.m.

Check for voting locations and other election information.

— NEWS Staff

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