SALMON ARM B.C. – The B.C. Green Party is pleased to announce the nomination of its candidate for Shuswap, Kevin Babcock. Babcock currently works in the forestry industry at the Canoe Plywood Plant and formerly worked in the railway and aerospace industries in the Lower Mainland.
“People don't want to be dependent on government money, people don't want to be dependent on government job creation,” Babcock said. “I want to empower people to work towards their own career path – create their own 'job' and their own income, to make achievements that give them pride. The B.C. Green poverty reduction plan and commitment to a better education will give people the safety net they need to put their lives in their own hands.”
Andrew Weaver, leader of the B.C. Green Party, welcomed Babcock’s nomination.
“Kevin is a fantastic candidate to represent the people of the Shuswap,” Weaver said, “His extensive experience in the railway, aerospace and forestry industries have given him unique insight into their importance to B.C.’s sustainable economy. Kevin is an incredibly thoughtful person and cares deeply about the environment and his community. He would be a great addition to the B.C. Legislature and I am thrilled to welcome him to the B.C. Greens team.”
Please see http://www.bcgreens.ca/candidate_nominations for a full list of the party’s nomination contestants and candidates to date.
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For Kevin Babcock and B.C. Green Party
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