Former NDP ministers attend fundraiser

Norma Blissett, NDP candidate for Kootenay East, held a fundraising event in Cranbrook on Saturday, with some special guests in attendance.

  • Apr. 8, 2013 8:00 p.m.
Left to right: Anne Edwards

Left to right: Anne Edwards

Norma Blissett, NDP candidate for Kootenay East in the upcoming provincial election, held a fundraising event at the Studio Stage Door in Cranbrook on Saturday, with some special guests in attendance. Left to right: Anne Edwards, Darlene Marzari, Blissett and Corky Evans. Anne Edwards was MLA for the riding of Kootenay from 1986 to 1996, serving as B.C.’s first female Minister for Energy, Mines and Petroleum Resources in the government of Michael Harcourt. Darlene Marzari was MLA for Vancouver-Point Grey, served in the Executive Council of British Columbia under Premiers Michael Harcourt and Glen Clark, as Minister of Tourism, Minister Responsible for Culture and Minister of Municipal Affairs. Corky Evans was MLA for Nelson-Creston, and held several cabinet positions in the governments of Glen Clark and Ujjal Dosanjh.