New Westminster-Coquitlam has come down to the wire. Fin Donnelly, the Orca, has brought out Jack Layton, Libby Davies, Peter Julian, Denise Savoie, former MLA Chuck Puchmayr, and candidate Michael Crawford to help him fight to hold Dawn Black’s old seat. Donnelly is trying to take credit for the salmon inquiry announced by the Tories this week despite it being a Conservative campaign promise. Conservative Diana Dilworth seems to be continuing her heavy calling schedule. Liberal Ken Beck Lee seems to have given up, even on Twitter.
The Bloc is in a hot race with the NDP in Hochelaga. Bernard Bigras was out to help Daniel Paillé, who is the subject of a weird YouTube video. NDPer Jean-Claude Rocheleau is supportive of striking newspaper employees.
NDPer François Lapointe received further support from Thomas Mulcair.
Feisty CHP leader Jim Hnatiuk is trying to pick a fight over the long-gun registry with Conservative Scott Armstrong.