The race for the MLA’s seat in Columbia River Revelstoke is no longer between two men.
Earl Olsen of Fairmont Hot Springs has announced that he will be running for the BC Conservative Party. Thus far, according to the Party’s website, they have 46 candidates running.
Olsen has owned property in Fairmont since 2006. Prior to semi-retiring in 2011, he was a partner, in a company operating large printing companies in Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta, Since moving to the valley he has worked as an accountant, as well as spending much of his time, volunteering as a Fireman/First Responder in the Columbia Valley.
Earl holds a designation of Certified General Accountant and has many years of business, financial and management experience. His career encompasses private and public sector management responsibilities as well as small business ownership. When time permits Earl loves to spend time outdoors, kayaking, touring on his trike and also enjoys working with wood. Earl is married to Joan and together they share three children and five grandchildren.
As a newer resident of BC, Earl is hoping that his fellow citizens recognize the need for real change and seize this opportunity to elect a government dedicated to fiscal responsibility and the betterment of its citizens. He promises to represent the interests of the riding and to always have a listening ear.
Watch the Bulletin later this week when we sit down with Earl Olsen for an interview.