NDP NAME SOUTH SAANICH CANDIDATE
Mar 8, 2009
THE PROVINCIAL NEW DEMOCRATS ACCLAIMED LOCAL COMMUNITY ACTIVIST LANA POPHAM AS THEIR CANDIDATE IN THE SAANICH SOUTH RIDING FOR THE UPCOMING PROVINCIAL ELECTION.
POPHAM SAYS BECUASE SHE IS FROM SAANICH SHE HAS THE EXPERIENCE TO IDENTIFY KEY ISSUES AND TO BRING THEM TO THE FORE.
"I think that's what people want. I don't think people want an MLA who is elected thats going to be bringing messages from the government to the community. I'm the type of MLA that will be bringing messages from our community to the government."
IN THE LEAD UP TO THE MAY 12 ELECTION, POPHAM SAYS SHE IS PLANNING THE MOST DYNAMIC CAMPAIGN SOUTH SAANICH HAS SEEN. SHE FACES ROBIN ADAIR, THE LIBERAL CANDIDATE FOR THE RIDING.
- LIZ MCARTHUR