Step Up results from Maple Ridge-Mission

Step Up results from Maple Ridge-Mission

British Columbia History editor Andrea Lister attended an all-candidates’ meeting for the riding of Maple Ridge-Mission on April 27, 2017.

Andrea writes:

Maple Ridge - Mission candidates Mark Dalton, Liberal (seated left), Peter Tam, Green (seated centre) and Bob D'Eith (seated right) respond to questions from the moderator at an all-candidates' meeting hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on April 27, 2017. Photo: Andrea Lister.
Maple Ridge-Mission candidates Mark Dalton, Liberal (seated left), Peter Tam, Green (seated centre) and Bob D’Eith, NDP (seated right) respond to questions from moderator Kevin Nosworthy at an all-candidates’ meeting hosted by the Chamber of Commerce on April 27, 2017. Photo: Andrea Lister.

“I submitted [the BCHF outreach] questions but they were not asked. In retrospect, as the Chamber of Commerce was the host, I wonder if the question should have been framed around historic tourism as an economic driver and providing jobs.

“The candidates were asked about their support for Arts & Culture. Peter Tam said that the Greens supported new economies. Marc Dalton claimed that the Liberals have increased funding through the gaming grants. Bob D’Eith said they would double the investment in the BC Arts Council and support arts infrastructure and Creative BC.”

Read Andrea’s full Step Up for History campaign brief for Maple Ridge-Mission.