NDP finance critic coming to Trail

Meet Mike Farnworth and Katrine Conroy at Cafe Americano Thursday from 1:30 - 2:20pm.

  • Feb. 4, 2014 10:00 a.m.

B.C. NDP finance critic Mike Farnworth and Katine Conroy, MLA for Kootenay West will be visiting Kootenay communities in preparation for the upcoming provincial budget.

Farnworth, the MLA for Port Coquitlam, will join Conroy at Café Americano in Trail on Thursday from 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. for an informal  gathering.

The public is invited to stop in with any questions. Since it will be an informal gathering, no prior notice is needed.

Farnworth, Conroy and Michelle Mungall, MLA for Nelson-Creston, will also meet with a variety of local government leaders as well as small business owners during Farnworth’s visit to the Kootenays on Thursday and Friday.

Farnworth has held the post of finance critic since 2011, and will be responsible for responding in the Legislature to the BC Liberal government budget which will be presented on Feb. 18.

Just Posted

BC senior championship: Tie breakers to decide men’s, Richter goes undefeated in women’s

Marilou’s Richter’s Penticton/Kamloops team cruises to final with perfect record.

Maglio Building Centre sold to RONA

The stores in Nelson and Trail will remain open

Firefighters extinguish early-morning blaze in Rossland

Neighbour alerted family of four, no injuries reported

Nominations open for Trail-Warfield Citizen of the Year

Award presented annually for a person or group with an outstanding record of community service

National Energy Board approves Trans Mountain pipeline again

Next step includes cabinet voting on the controversial expansion

Sledder dies near Fernie

Fernie Search and Rescue was tasked by the RCMP to respond to a sledder in medical distress

Girl heard saying ‘Help my Dad’ in suspicious radio message on Vancouver Island

Police asking for help following mysterious signals from somewhere between Comox and Sayward

Reports of rashes prompt closure of all Harrison Hot Springs pools

Public pool available after Fraser Health shut down all five mineral pools until further notice

No treatment for highly infectious measles, says doctor

10 cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver as of Friday

Two more measles cases confirmed in Vancouver

It brings the number of total cases within the city connected to the outbreak to ten

B.C. Special Olympics officially underway in Vernon

Athlete’s Oath: “Let me win. But if I cannot win, let me be brave in the attempt.”

Vancouver Aquarium wants your help to name a baby killer whale

The public helped name Springer’s first calf, Spirit, and is being asked to help with the second

Guards protest firing of fellow officers charged with assault at B.C. prison

Corrections officers demonstrated in Maple Ridge on Friday afternoon

Most Read