Candidates for Vancouver City Council abound

first_imgThe latest candidates vying for a seat on the Vancouver City Council this year are feeling a lot of love for the city.“We have a rich history, and I’m committed to making the future of the city of Vancouver even brighter by bringing effective leadership,” said Scott Campbell, the government and community affairs liaison with Waste Connections, who plans to run for Position 1 on the council.“I wanted to give something back to Vancouver, my community I love so much,” said Steven Cox, who is retired from a career in the U.S. Army and plans to run for mayor.Greg Henderson, who is also running for mayor, said he decided to run because “it’s not enough to just love your city. You’ve got to make it a better place than when you set foot in it.”And Michelle Beardshear said that if she’s elected as a city councilor she would continue to strengthen the community and make sure “all the great things about Vancouver are available and accessible to all.”Also runningThe latest list of candidates expressing interest in one of four seats on the nonpartisan council join a growing number of community members who say they are in the running.last_img