The News invited every candidate running in the May 9 election to sit down for an on-camera interview to address the most pressing local issues.
Below are interviews with candidates in the Abbotsford West riding. Libertarian candidate Dave Sharkey declined an invitation to be interviewed.
Abbotsford is split into three ridings, all of which have changed a little since the last election. Click here for a map of the Abbotsford-Mission riding. Click here for a map of Abbotsford South. Click here for a map of Abbotsford West.
Kevin Eastwood (Green Party)
Part 1: Affordable housing; Seniors care; Transportation and public transit
Part 2: Carbon tax; Fraser Valley food production; Mental health support
Mike de Jong (BC Liberal Party)
Part 1: Infrastructure spending; Political donations; bridge tolls
Part 2: Access to family physicians; Supportive housing; MSP premiums
Preet Rai (NDP)
Lynn Simcox (Christian Heritage Party)