A Telkwa councillor has been selected to try and unseat Nathan Cullen as the MP for Skeena-Bulkley Valley.
Brad Layton, who works in the forest industry, was the only candidate seeking the Liberal party nomination held Wednesday in Smithers
A long time Northwest resident, Layton moved to the Bulkley Valley in 1987 and got involved in politics in the early 2000’s.
He was first elected to Telkwa Village council in 2011.
Tyler Nesbitt is the Conservative Party candidate running in Skeena-Bulkley Valley.
The Christian Heritage Party is holding a nomination meeting August 24th. The CHP says Don Spratt has expressed interest in running as a candidate.
Christian Heritage Party Leader Rod Taylor, who has previously run in Skeena-Bulkley Valley, will be running in the riding of Ottawa-West Nepean this time around.
The Green Party says it’s currently in the vetting process and has three potential candidates running for the nomination in Skeena-Bulkley Valley.