The Surrey-Panorama Ridge by-election isn't going to do much to improve the reputation of in-laws in this province. Provincial Liberal candidate Mary Polak's mother-in-law Elsie, a healthcare worker, is volunteering for New Democrat rival Jagrup Brar. And, according to party insiders, she hasn't been shy about letting fellow volunteers know about her familial relations. However, a Liberal campaigner says Ms. Polak's husband Paul is wholeheartedly supporting her candidacy.
October 14, 2004