Byelection 2019

Now NDP candidate Bob Chamberlin addressing the crowd at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre on Saturday.
Now NDP candidate Bob Chamberlin addressing the crowd at the Vancouver Island Conference Centre on Saturday. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Indigenous leader Bob Chamberlin nominated to represent NDP in Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection

By Spencer Sterritt
March 30, 2019 - 4:02pm Updated: April 22, 2019 - 12:29pm

NANAIMO - Local NDP supporters now know who to vote for in the upcoming federal byelection.

Union of B.C. Indian Chiefs vice-president Bob Chamberlin was elected Saturday to represent the NDP in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding.

Michelle Corfield was victorious in Satuday's Liberal Party nomination for the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding.
Michelle Corfield was victorious in Satuday's Liberal Party nomination for the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding. Spencer Sterritt/NanaimoNewsNOW

Port Authority chairwoman voted to represent Liberals in Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
March 16, 2019 - 4:08pm Updated: April 22, 2019 - 12:31pm

NANAIMO — The Federal Liberal Party has a new face in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding.

Michelle Corfield, the Nanaimo Port Authority chairwoman, won the nomination on Saturday. One hundred and fifteen ballots were cast either for Corfield or her opponent Melissa Hall.