Trasolini set to be acclaimed Feb. 17
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.