In past elections in the District of Kent, there has been an understanding among candidates to forgo outdoor campaign signs in favour of a donation to Agassiz Harrison Community Services. This tradition was started some 20 years ago to reduce waste and to support a very worthwhile local cause. This year, $500 was donated by three candidates, Darcy Striker, Holger Schwichtenberg and Lorne Fisher.
(Editor’s Note: This letter was submitted by Holger Schwichtenberg. Our print edition states that Darcy Striker submitted it, which is incorrect. The Observer apologizes for this error and any confusion it may have caused.)