25th February 10am - Annual General Meeting - Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon will be holding its Annual General Meeting at Matsqui Elementary School, 33661 Elizabeth Ave., Matsqui BC. The speaker will be the Honourable Ed Fast MP. At this event Party members in good standing before 4th February 2017 will have opportunity to elect 12 new Directors for 2 year terms. The new Directors will then elect a new Executive. President Tim Ludwig, having completed a 3 year term will be stepping down as President.
18th February 2017 1pm - CPC Leadership Debate in Langley BC.
Abbotsford EDA, Mission Matsqui Fraser Canyon EDA, Cloverdale Langley City EDA, Aldergrove Langley EDA combined efforts to host 12 of 14 Party Leadership candidates to the "Rally in the Valley".
A lively debate was moderated by Senator Yonah Martin. with a sell out crowd ofd 600 Party members. Party Officials advised this was the best run debate in Canada so far. Also present were the Honourablle Mark Warawa MP and the Honourable Ed Fast MP. After a short speech Ed receiving a standing ovation for his valiant efforts at recovery from a recent stroke. He is a very popular MP and also received a resounding cheer when he was introduced.
12 of 14 declared Party candidates present for the leadership debate include MP's Chris Alexander, Maxime Bernier, Steven Blaney, Michael Chong, Kellie Leitch, Pierre Lemieux, Erin O'Toole, businessman Rick Peterson, MP's Lisa Raitt, Andrew Saxton, Andrew Scheer, Brad Trost, with MP Deepak Obhrai and businessman Kevin O'Leary noticeably absent. The candidates were greeted by over 600 enthusiastic Party members, a sell out crowd. Major media were also present.
20th February 7pm - MP Kellie Leitch will be hosted by Abbotsford EDA for a meet and greet evening discussion again at Tanglebanks Bistro.