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Federal NDP picks Keeping

A federal NDP nomination meeting for South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale was held Sunday at Ocean Park Community Hall, where Susan Keeping (right) was acclaimed as the new candidate.  - Brian Giebelhaus photo
A federal NDP nomination meeting for South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale was held Sunday at Ocean Park Community Hall, where Susan Keeping (right) was acclaimed as the new candidate.
— image credit: Brian Giebelhaus photo

The federal NDP has chosen a new South Surrey-White Rock-Cloverdale candidate.

Susan Keeping, a long-time White Rock resident and executive director of the Newton Advocacy Group Society, was acclaimed at a nomination convention held Sunday at Ocean Park Hall.

Keeping was the only nominee for the candidacy at the low-profile convention, which was announced to the media Friday afternoon (March 11).

A recipient of the 2008 YWCA Women of Distinction award, Keeping has been noted as a fundraiser and volunteer for such community initiatives as Vibrant Surrey, Surrey Homelessness and Housing Task Force, Save Our Daughters Coalition and the United Way.

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