Update: Dr. Jane Shin seeks NDP nod in Burnaby-Lougheed
Dr. Jane Shin is vying for the New Democrat nomination to run in Burnaby-Lougheed.
Shin will give her first public speech in Burnaby on Saturday, May 26, 3:15 p.m. at the IUOE head office, 4333 Ledger Ave., Burnaby.
The riding is expected to be vacated by the incumbent, Liberal MLA Harry Bloy, who has said he is not standing for re-election in 2013.
Shin was born in South Korea and raised in British Columbia. She received a Medical Doctorate in 2007 and has a particular research interest in cancer and chronic fatigue syndrome.
According to her LinkedIn profile, Shin is on the faculty in the department of science at Vancouver Community College and is a faculty member at the West Coast College of Massage Therapy. She also formerly served as acting program head in BCIT's department of health care management.
"Dr. Shin has strong business ties in our community, as an active member in various non-profit and charitable organizations and runs her own companies," says her supporters.