The former president of the British Columbia Medical Association wants to run for the provincial Liberals in the upcoming Vancouver-Fairview by-election, Public Eye has learned. In an email sent to party members, Vancouver-Fairview riding association president Jesse McLinton writes Margaret MacDiarmid is "inviting people to meet her on Thursday between 5:30 to 8:00" at the home of her friend Alexandra Tchermenska as part of her bid to seek the nomination. Finance minister Colin Hansen will be in attendance. The following is an edited copy of that invitation.
From: Kitchen, John
Sent: Wednesday, August 06, 2008 2:39 PM
Dr. Margaret MacDiarmid will be seeking the BCLiberal nomination in Vancouver-Fairview.
She is inviting people to meet her on Thursday between 5:30 to 8:00 PM at the home of her friend, Dr. Alexandra Tcheremenska.
Minister Colin Hansen will be attending. Please take this opportunity to meet Dr. MacDiarmid.
Jesse McClinton BA, MSc
Vancouver-Fairview BCLiberals Riding Association