AbbotsfordFIRST Councillor Ross Siemens announces his re-election campaign

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July 24, 2018 (Abbotsford, BC) – AbbotsfordFIRST announced Councillor Ross Siemens will be seeking re-election in the 2018 municipal election at a party event last week. 

“I am excited to share today that I will be seeking another term on city council”, said Siemens. “Serving as an elected official is not about one person, it’s about a vision. The vision that Abbotsford will continue to be the economic and cultural hub of the Fraser Valley. Executing on that vision requires a team and I believe we have that team with AbbotsfordFIRST.”

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AbbotsfordFIRST Councillor Sandy Blue announces her re-election campaign

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July 16, 2018 (Abbotsford, BC) – AbbotsfordFIRST announced Councillor Sandy Blue will be seeking reelection in the 2018 municipal election at a party event last week.

“I’m excited to announce I will be seeking a second term in office”, said Blue. “We have accomplished so much in the past four years including adopting a new governance model and strategic plan. And we have engaged with our community to build a new Official Community Plan that will take our city to 200,000 residents. I am proud of this work and look forward to continue to build upon the strong foundation we have put in place this past term.”

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AbbotsfordFIRST Councillor Kelly Chahal announces her re-election campaign

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July 5, 2018 (Abbotsford, BC) – At an AbbotsfordFIRST event last Monday night, president Markus Delves announced that Councillor Kelly Chahal will be seeking re-election for the upcoming 2018 municipal election.

“I am pleased to announce my re-election campaign tonight”, said Chahal. “When I first started in municipal politics, having a team was incredibly important to me. I have that team with my AbbotsfordFIRST colleagues and together we can continue the type of positive change it will take for Abbotsford to be the best we can be.

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AbbotsfordFIRST Councillor Brenda Falk announces her re-election campaign

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May 23, 2018 (Abbotsford, BC) – At an AbbotsfordFIRST event last night Councillor Brenda Falk confirmed she will be seeking re-election in the upcoming 2018 municipal election.

Councillor Falk was first elected to Abbotsford City council in 2014. She is the long-time owner of Tanglebank Gardens, a boutique style nursery situated in West Abbotsford that she and her husband Arnold operate together. In 2012 she launched Brambles Bistro, a popular café attached to the garden centre. Brambles builds its menu around seasonal produce from local farmers.

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AbbotsfordFIRST nominates Dave Sidhu as its first candidate

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April 12, 2018 (Abbotsford, BC) - AbbotsfordFIRST announced Dave Sidhu as its first candidate for the upcoming 2018 municipal election at a party event last night.

Sidhu is the General Manager of BC’s only bi-lingual newspaper – The Patrika. The newspaper, established over two decades ago by his father Andy Sidhu, was North America’s first Punjabi-English newspaper and publishes weekly out of its Abbotsford office to readers across the Lower Mainland.

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AbbotsfordFIRST elects Markus Delves as president

 

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October 12, 2017 (Abbotsford, BC) - The AbbotsfordFIRST Electors Society held its annual general meeting on October 10th and has announced its new executive team.

Markus Delves has been elected president of AbbotsfordFIRST. Delves is a local Abbotsford chartered accountant who works at Quantum Properties, a real estate developer. He also serves as a director of the Fraser Health Authority and the Abbotsford Hospice Society. Delves replaces Marty Snider, past president of AbbotsfordFIRST.

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