The BC Green Party has announced its candidate for the new Surrey South riding in the May 9 provincial election.
Thursday, the party announced that Pascal Tremblay would run.
Tremblay – described by Green Party Leader Andrew Weaver as “a dynamic candidate for Surrey South” – is the co-founder and creative director of The Good Kind design strategy agency, which a news release notes “helps social-change organizations… amplify their impact and outreach efforts.”
He is also founder an an apparel company that focuses on social change, the release notes.
Tremblay said he’s running with the Green party because “they offer the kind of progressive and refreshing vision I can put myself behind…. It’s time to transform the political system into one that is once again responsive to the needs of the people. A system that listens to the needs to individuals and families first before special interests.”
So far, Tremblay is the fourth confirmed candidate for the Surrey South riding, joining Stephanie Cadieux (BC Liberals), Gary Hee (Independent) and Peter Njenga (Independent).
As of March 24, Elections BC confirmed the following Surrey candidates:
• Surrey-White Rock – Tracy Redies (BC Liberals)
• Surrey-Cloverdale – Marvin Hunt (BC Liberals); Aleksandra Muniak (BC Green Party)
• Surrey-Panorama – Puneet Sandhar (BC Liberals)
• Surrey-Newton – Balpreet Singh Bal (Other)
• Surrey-Fleetwood – Peter Fassbender (BC Liberals)
• Surrey-Guildford – Garry Begg (BC NDP); Amrik Virk (BC Liberals).
Nomination deadline is April 18 at 1 p.m.