Qualicum Beach Mayor Teunis Westbroek has withdrawn his candidacy in the coming municipal election. — NEWS File Photo

Qualicum Beach Mayor Teunis Westbroek has withdrawn his candidacy in the coming municipal election. — NEWS File Photo

Westbroek pulls out of Qualicum Beach mayoral race

Current mayor cites health reasons for withdrawing candidacy

Qualicum Beach Mayor Tuenis Westbroek is withdrawing his candidacy in the coming municipal election.

Westbroek informed the NEWS on Friday, Sept. 7 of his decision, saying his withdrawal is due to health reasons.

Westbroek has held the position of mayor in Qualicum Beach for 19 years. In July, he had announced his intention to run again ahead of the Oct. 20 election.

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