MLA candidates open Fernie offices

With the provincial election nearing, the Kootenay East candidates have opened up their respective campaign offices in downtown Fernie.

With the provincial election nearing, the Kootenay East candidates have opened up their respective campaign offices in downtown Fernie.

Current MLA and Liberal candidate Bill Bennett held a grand opening at his office, located at 562 Second Avenue, on Friday afternoon. NDP candidate Norma Blissett celebrated the opening of her office, located at 461-A Second Avenue, on Saturday evening.

Premier Christy Clark dissolved the B.C. Legislature on April 16 and the writ was dropped, representing the formal start to the 2013 provincial election. Voters will head to the polls on May 14.