Former B.C. minister Mike de Jong seeks federal Conservative nomination

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Former B.C. cabinet minister Michael de Jong is seeking the federal Conservative nomination in Abbotsford-South Langley.

De Jong is currently a member of BC United, the Official Opposition, and has represented the riding of Abbotsford West since 1994.

In a statement, he said he wants to join Pierre Poilievre’s Conservatives to help bring responsible fiscal leadership to Ottawa after the next federal election.

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De Jong previously served as finance minister, health minister, forests minister and attorney general, among other roles, in the former B.C. Liberal government.


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