THUNDER BAY — Andrew Foulds wins in Thunder Bay Superior North. After a contested nomination meeting this evening, Ontario New Democrats have elected Andrew Foulds as the candidate in Thunder Bay – Superior North. “Tonight I was honoured and humbled to be chosen as the Thunder Bay Superior North NDP candidate,” stated Foulds. “Lise Vaugeois had a fantastic speech and I want to congratulate her. To everyone who came out tonight and all those who supported me thank you. Placing your trust in me – I will never take for granted”.
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“Andrew has a long record of exemplary community leadership and has consistently delivered results for the people of Thunder Bay. I am pleased to have him join the team” said Andrea Horwath, Leader of Ontario’s New Democrats. “New Democrats are ready to continue delivering positive results for Northern Ontario. But if the Liberals want to force an election instead of creating jobs, strengthening healthcare, making life more affordable and taking a balanced approach to balancing the budget, New Democrats are ready to offer Ontarians a positive choice for real change.”
Andrew Foulds is a two-time Councillor for the Current River ward and a teacher for the Lakehead Board of Education. He is an active member of the council and currently serves on numerous committees and public boards including the District of Thunder Bay Social Services Administrative Board.
“We are excited to have nominated a candidate. I want to thank both Andrew Foulds and Lise Vaugeois for putting themselves forward,” said Maurice Grinstad President of Thunder Bay Superior North NDP Riding Association.
Foulds will now challenge Michael Gravelle, the incumbent Liberal MPP. The Progressive Conservatives have yet to nominate a candidate.