Elections

Labour council endorses six candidates

New Westminster and District Labour Council has endorsed six Langley candidates in the upcoming municipal election.

The labour council is an organization of trade unions based in the area from Burnaby to Aldergrove.

The council has endorsed five candidates for the Langley Board of Education — Megan Dykeman, Wendy Johnson and Cecelia Reekie in the Township and Candy Ashdwon and Robert McFarlane in the City.

It is also endorsing Paul Albrecht for one of the six seats on Langley City council. Albrecht is the president of local 402 of the Canadian Union of Publ;ic Employees ,which represnts Langley Township workers.

The council did not endorse Murray Jones, who is running for Township council. He is president of the CUPE local representing City of Abbotsford workers.

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