NDP Leader John Horgan meets with residents at Bean Scene in Kelowna.

BCNDP Leader John Horgan meets with Kelowna residents

NDP Leader John Horgan meets with residents in Kelowna.

UPDATE: 10:20 a.m.

NDP Leader John Horgan met with three young women along with three middle-aged men at Bean Scene in Kelowna, Tuesday morning.

There Horgan discussed encouraging young women’s optimism in the work force and pushing for an increase in minimum wage to $15.

More to come.


B.C. New Democrat Leader John Horgan will be in Kelowna to discuss his $15 an hour minimum wage plan.

The discussion session, which has been set up with area residents who would benefit from a hike to the minimum wage, is set to happen at the Bernard Ave. Bean Scene Tuesday at 9:30 a.m. Feb. 7.

Horgan was elected to the Legislature in 2005 as the MLA for the constituency of Juan de Fuca in the Canadian province of British Columbia. He has been re-elected twice. He became leader of the BC NDP in 2014. A cancer survivor, he is a an advocate for health care, public schools and community services for families.

John Horgan’s NDP is working for opportunity and security for everyday families – a break for the middle class, education and good job prospects for young people, health care when you need it, and better care for seniors

The next provincial election is May 9, 2017.

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