BC premier calls Surrey South by-election

British Columbia Premier John Horgan has called a by-election in the electoral district of Surrey South.

The seat became vacant following the departure of Liberal Stephanie Cadieux, who resigned in April to become Canada’s first accessibility chief.

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After Horgan’s announcement, the BC Green Party announced the nomination of Simran Sarai, a student at Simon Fraser University, as their candidate.

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

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Elections BC says candidate nominations close at 1 p.m. on Aug. 20.

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The by-election will take place on September 10.

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— This report from The Canadian Press was first published on August 13, 2022.

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