Peace River South MLA Mike Bernier announces his candidacy for B.C. Liberal leadership

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FORMER minister and Peace River South MLA Mike Bernier on Monday announced his candidacy for the B.C. Liberal leadership in Vancouver.

Liberal MLA and former Vancouver mayor Sam Sullivan announced his leadership bid last week on Thursday, while former Surrey mayor and Conservative MP Dianne Watts announced her candidacy on Sunday. Former minister Andrew Wilkinson announced his bid earlier on Monday.

Former Liberal cabinet ministers Mike de Jong and Todd Stone as well as MLA Michael Lee are expected to join the leadership race in the coming days.