Former Vancouver Quadra federal Conservative nomination candidate Rick Peterson says he's thinking about running for the provincial Liberals in Vancouver-Fairview. Said Mr. Peterson, "I had a chat with the premier. He called me a couple weeks ago and raised the idea. So we sat down and had a chat. It's really interesting, Sean. There's lots of good things happening. So it's something I'm looking at. And it's pretty exciting to think what this province is poised to do for the next four, five, six, seven years. So I'm definitely having a look at it, yeah." So when will he be making a decision about the matter? "I think it'll be pretty soon. I think, if it's a go, you'll be hearing pretty soon on it. But if it's a not go, you'll be hearing pretty soon too. But I'm definitely leaning in" the direction of running. New Democrat legislator Gregor Robertson, who is running for the Vision Vancouver mayoral nomination, presently represents Vancouver-Fairview.
May 16, 2008