The Christian Heritage Party of Skeena-Bulkley Valley held its Annual General Meeting on April 13 in Smithers at the Aspen Motor Inn. After reviewing the work of the past year and electing five new board members, a nomination contest was conducted to select a candidate for the next federal election. Rod Taylor of Smithers was elected by ballot.
In his candidate’s speech, Mr. Taylor spoke on the topic of "Using Both Hands" a reference to the importance of complete commitment to the building of families, communities and nations. Mr. Taylor emphasized the importance of defending moral principles while we work to restore truth and justice in our society. He thanked the members for their sacrificial support for the restoration of family values and social justice and encouraged them to press on.
The new members elected to the board are: Nancy Duursma, Ben Mann, Glen Vandevelde, Alice Tuininga and Sjoerd Andringa.