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Marklund to represent Burnaby North for BC Conservatives

Wayne Marklund will be the BC Conservative candidate for Burnaby North. - Contributed photo
Wayne Marklund will be the BC Conservative candidate for Burnaby North.
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The BC Conservatives have appointed its first candidate in Burnaby for the next provincial election.

Entrepreneur Wayne Marklund will run in the riding of Burnaby North against incumbent BC Liberal Richard Lee and New Democrat Janet Routledge.

Marklund has lived in North Burnaby since the late 1980s and owns Candu Glass Ltd., which has locations in North Burnaby and North Vancouver.

Born and raised in East Vancouver, he played professional soccer in the early 1980s and continues to coach soccer and play part time, according to a Conservative party press release. He formerly served as regional director with the BC Conservatives.

Voters go to the polls on May 14.

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