The Wetaskiwin Camrose PC association is pleased to announce that it has selected a candidate to represent them in the next provincial election. Current MLA and minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Verlyn Olson, was acclaimed when nominations closed at midnight on February 13, 2015. Olson was first elected in March 2008 and was elected a second term on April 23, 2012. Upon receiving notice of his successful nomination, Olson issued the following statement:
“I am very happy and also humbled to be acclaimed as the candidate for the Wetaskiwin Camrose PC Association in the next provincial election. I want to thank all my supporters for their work on my behalf, and on the behalf of our Association. I also want to thank my family for their love and support.”
“I will continue to do my best to be an effective voice for the people of Wetaskiwin/Camrose. While we face challenges in the days ahead, we continue to be among the most fortunate people in the world. I hope that we can approach the future with an attitude of optimism and community spirit that is at the essence of what Alberta and Albertans stand for. I am so pleased to be part of Jim Prentice’s team. It is exciting to work with a leader and colleagues who have such a strong vision and commitment for service to Albertans.”
Wetaskiwin Camrose PC Association President, AJ Kahlon, said “Verlyn has been an excellent MLA for our Constituency. We look forward to continuing the relationship he has earned in Wetaskiwin/Camrose and throughout Alberta into the future.”
For further information about this nomination process, contact Stew Gilroy, Nominating Committee Chair at (780) 608-7876.