NPA Vancouver unveils mayoral candidate
Kirk LaPointe. (SUBMITTED)
Vancouver’s Non-Partisan Association civic party has selected longtime journalist Kirk LaPointe to run for the mayor’s seat this November.
LaPointe has served posts with the Vancouver Sun, the CBC, CTV News and the National Post. He currently teaches at the University of B.C.’s school of journalism.
“As a journalist, I fought to get the answers people wanted,” he said in a statement.
“As mayor, I will fight to create the solutions Vancouverites want.”