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Trasolini set to be acclaimed Feb. 17

A nomination date for MLA Joe Trasolini will be held by the Port Moody-Coquitlam riding association on Feb. 17 - TRICITYNEWS FILE
A nomination date for MLA Joe Trasolini will be held by the Port Moody-Coquitlam riding association on Feb. 17
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Port Moody-Coquitlam NDP MLA Joe Trasolini is expected to be acclaimed by members of his riding association later this month.

A nomination meeting is set for Sunday, Feb. 17 at 3 p.m. at the Kyle Centre (125 Kyle St.), Port Moody.

If he wins the nod, the first-term MLA and critic for Housing, Construction and Business Investment will face BC Liberal challenger Linda Reimer, a Coquitlam city councillor, in the May provincial election.

As for other Tri-City races:

• Coquitlam Coun. Selina Robinson is the NDP candidate in Coquitlam-Maillardville, a riding held by Diane Thorne, who is retiring. Robinson is up against Green Party candidate Ed Stanbrough;

• in Coquitlam-Burke Mountain, BC Liberal MLA Doug Horne has been acclaimed while the BC NDP will hold a nomination meeting on March 3 for its four contenders: Barrie Lynch, Chris Wilson, Joe Keithley and Vincent Wu;

• and a nomination date for Port Coquitlam NDP MLA Mike Farnworth is expected to be announced this month.

jwarren@tricitynews.com

 

 

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