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BC Conservative leader on tour

John Cummins, leader of the BC Conservative Party, will visit Kamloops and Kelowna from Thursday, November 1, to Saturday, November 3.

The BC Conservative press release states, "The highlight of the tour will be a fiercely contested nomination battle in the riding of Westside-Kelowna, where three contenders are vying to represent the party in the 2013 provincial general election."

The Cummins' tour will begin in the Kamloops region with a visit to a local industry operation. Later in the day, he will attend a 'Politics and Pints' event for local party members.

On Friday, Cummins travels to Kelowna, where he will tour a number of local companies engaged in the aviation industry.

At the end of the day he will participate in a reception hosted by Graeme James, the BC Conservative candidate in Kelowna-Lake Country.

Saturday morning begins with a breakfast with the presidents of local BC Conservative constituency associations.

At 1:00 p.m. party members in Westside-Kelowna will gather at a nomination meeting to choose a candidate. The three contenders are Brian Guillou, Dave Meidl and Sean Upshaw.

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