Who is running for MP in Abbotsford?

Major parties have lined up candidates to run for Parliament

With the federal election kicking off this week, here’s a look at the local ridings and the candidates running in each.

Abbotsford

The Abbotsford riding composes most – but not all – of Abbotsford. South of Highway 1, it runs from Mt. Lehman Road in the west to the city’s border with Chilliwack in the east. North of Highway 1, it encompasses the bulk of urban Abbotsford. It’s northern boundaries are Upper Maclure and Maclure roads between Mt. Lehman Road and Highway 11, and Bateman, Straiton and McKee roads east of Highway 11.

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

This is a huge riding that encompasses most of rural northern Abbotsford, along with Mission, Fraser Valley communities north of the river, and a huge territory up the Fraser Canyon, stretching all the way to Cache Creek. In Abbotsford, if you’re north of Upper Maclure, Maclure, Bateman, Straiton and Mckee roads. The riding includes Auguston development.

Langley-Aldergrove

This riding encompasses most of Langley, but includes a chunk of west Abbotsford south of Highway 1 and west of Mt. Lehman Road. For coverage of these candidates, watch langleyadvancetimes.com/federal-election.

Which riding is my neighbourhood in?

Central Park Village: Abbotsford

Mill Lake Park: Abbotsofrd

UFV: Abbotsford

McMillan: Abbotsford

Eagle Mountain: Abbotsford

Sumas Prairie: Abbotsford

Se:math First Nation: Abbotsford

Clayburn Village: mostly Abbotsford

Clearbrook: mostly Abbotsford

Townline Hill: South is Abbotsford, north is Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Valley

Downes area: Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Valley

Matsqui Prairie: Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Valley

Auguston: Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Valley

Bradner: Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Valley

Matsqui First Nation: Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Valley

Aldergrove: Langley-Aldergrove

The candidates

*Those without stories announcing their candidacy have not yet been in contact with The News. Watch for additional stories in the near future.

Abbotsford

Christian Heritage Party: Aeriol Alderking STORY

Conservative Party: Ed Fast (incumbent) STORY

People’s Party of Canada: James (Locke) Duncan STORY

NDP: Madeleine Sauve STORY

Liberal Party: Seamus Heffernan STORY

Green Party: Stephen Fowler STORY

Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon

Conservative Party: Brad Vis STORY

Liberal Party: Jati Sidhu (incumbent) STORY

Green Party: John Kidder STORY

NDP: Michael Nenn STORY

People’s Party of Canada: Nick Csaszar STORY

Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada: Elaine Wismer STORY

Go to abbynews.com/federal-election for the latest coverage of the campaign. Voting day is Oct. 21.

Just Posted

VIDEO: Thieves hit Mission store twice in six days

$50,000 worth of merchandise taken from Prospect Equipment, theft captured on security video

Bateman Timberwolves lose in quarter-finals

No Abbotsford teams left standing as provincial championship draws closer

VIDEO: Highstreet Shopping Centre lights up Christmas tree

Highlights from the annual event on Saturday at the outdoor mall in Abbotsford

PHOTOS: Eagles return to the Fraser Valley

The 2019 Fraser Valley Bald Eagle Festival provided a chance to see eagles following spawning salmon

Abbotsford pets of Instagram: Todd and Sophie

Learn more about the popular duo of boxers who have developed online fame

Cold, stormy winter forecast across much of Canada, The Weather Network predicts

In British Columbia temperatures will be slightly above normal and precipitation will be just below normal

UPDATED: Vancouver Island’s Joe gets suspended sentence in Teddy the dog cruelty case

Melissa Tooshley expected in court on Thursday in same case

Nineteen boats carrying invasive mussels stopped at B.C. borders

Waters of Columbia-Shuswap still test mussel-free

Woman ‘horrified’ after being told to trek 200 kilometres home from Kamloops hospital

‘I can’t get from Kamloops back to 100 Mile House injured, confused… no shoes, no clothes whatsoever’

Canadian universities encourage exchange students in Hong Kong to head home

UBC said 11 of its 32 students completing programs in Hong Kong have already left

Midget no more: Sweeping division name changes coming to minor hockey in Canada

Alpha-numeric division names will be used for the 2020-2021 season and beyond

Duncan man gets suspended sentence in Teddy the dog cruelty trial

Joe also gets lifetime ban on owning animals

B.C. pushes for greater industry ‘transparency’ in gasoline pricing

Legislation responds to fuel price gap of up to 13 cents

B.C. woman ordered to return dog to ex-boyfriend for $2,000

After the two broke up, documents state, they agree to share custody of the dog, named Harlen

Most Read