The field is continuing to fill up in terms of candidates for the next provincial election, even though none has yet been called.
The latest to announce his intention to seek provincial office is incumbent Alberni-Pacific Rim MLA Scott Fraser.
The NDP MLA was acclaimed to be the candidate to represent the party at a meeting in Port Alberni August 12.
In his address to party faithful, Fraser emphasizing the need to take back the province for working people and ordinary families.
“The Liberal government is way past it’s best before date,” he said. “The people of Alberni-Pacific Rim and the people of the province deserve a government that will represent them and ensure that the common wealth of the province is not carved up and given away to friends, insiders and donors but is there to benefit all of us.”
— News staff