The NDP campaign for Langley got underway Saturday morning with candidate Gail Chaddock-Costello (front centre) and supporters canvassing the community.

NDP hopeful launches Langley campaign

Canvassers look for support in challenging incumbent MLA Polak

The NDP provincial campaign for Langley got underway Saturday morning with candidate Gail Chaddock-Costello (front centre) and supporters canvassing various locations with clipboards to find people willing to sign a pledge of support.

They were also gathering signatures for a petition against the Kinder Morgan pipeline.

Chaddock-Costello is challenging incubent MLA Mary Polak, the minister of the environment, who has represented Langley since 2005.

Chaddock-Costello was acclaimed as the NDP candidate on Jan. 15.

A Fort Langley resident, she is a former president of the Langley Teachers Association who previously ran against Liberal MLA Rich Coleman in 2009.

The provincial election is set for May 9.