ABBOTSFORD-MISSION

Local provincial candidates speak to voters on video

  • Apr. 25, 2013 2:00 p.m.

The News invited all candidates from Abbotsford West, Abbotsford South and Abbotsford-Mission to share their message to voters. Look below to see videos from Abbotsford-Mission candidates.

Find out which riding you are in.

There is no incumbent running in the riding of Abbotsford-Mission as Randy Hawes (Liberal) decided not to seek another term. The six candidates vying for this open seat are Simon Gibson (Liberal), Preet Rai (NDP), Aird Flavelle (Green), Don Stahl (Conservative), Marcus Halliday (Excalibur), Roman Bojczuk (Independent) and Wendy Bales (Independent).

Gibson is a longtime Abbotsford municipal councillor and teacher at University of the Fraser Valley. Rai is a second-term school trustee in Abbotsford, and works as an auditor with the provincial ministry of finance.

Bojczuk is a Mission resident who previously ran for municipal council in 2011. Bales is a director with the Fraser Valley Regional District. Halliday is a manager at Walmart. Stahl is a B.C. Conservation officer, and previously worked as a fishery officer. (Conservative candidate Don Stahl declined the opportunity to participate in the video addresses.) Flavelle is an Abbotsford businessman. (Independent candidate Aird Flavelle has as yet been unavailable to participate in the video addresses.)

Tell us what is important to you in the upcoming election.

Preet Rai

NDP

Simon Gibson

Liberal

Roman Bojczuk

Independent

Wendy Bales

Independent

Marcus Halliday

Excalibur

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