Yesterday (June 21), a judge at BC Supreme Court in Vancouver immediately dismissed part of a petition that, had it been successful, would have seen residents cast ballots in September and October.
Madam Justice Shelley Fitzpatrick tossed out an order sought by Coquitlam residents Neal Nicholson — a former city councillor — and Wayne Taylor to compel the municipality to hold a byelection to replace Bonita Zarrillo, who quit her civic duties on Oct. 1, 2021, after winning a federal seat.Judge tosses byelection petition for Coquitlam
Originally posted in Tricity News.
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