BC Prime Minister John Horgan calls for by-elections in Surrey South on September 10

The seat became vacant after the departure of liberal Stephanie Cadieux.

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British Columbia Prime Minister John Horgan has declared a by-election for the Surrey South constituency.

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The seat became vacant following the departure of liberal Stephanie Cadieux, who stepped down in April to become Canada’s first Chief Access Officer.

Stephanie Cadieux left politics in BC to become Canada's first Chief Accessibility Officer.
Stephanie Cadieux left politics in BC to become Canada’s first Chief Accessibility Officer. Photo by Jason Payne /PNG

Following Horgan’s announcement, the BC Green party announced it has nominated Simon Fraser University student Simran Sarai as a candidate.

The BC Green Party has nominated Simon Fraser University (SFU) student Simran Sarai as a candidate for the 2022 Surrey South by-election.
The BC Green Party has nominated Simon Fraser University (SFU) student Simran Sarai as a candidate for the 2022 Surrey South by-election. jpg

She joins BC NDP candidate Pauline Greaves and BC Liberal candidate Elenore Sturko in the race for the provincial seat.

BC Liberals' Elenore Sturko is the candidate in the Surrey South by-election.  Sturko is on leave from the Surrey RCMP.
BC Liberals’ Elenore Sturko is the candidate in the Surrey South by-election. Sturko is on leave from the Surrey RCMP. Photo by BC Liberals /Submitted photo
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Elections BC says nominees close at 1pm on August 20.

The by-election will take place on September 10.


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