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Dave Loewen Seeks 5th Term on Abbotsford Council

Longtime Abbotsford City Councilman Dave Loewen announced in October that he would be seeking re-election.

Loewen was first elected in 2005 and will be contesting a fifth term.

A longtime teacher, Loewen taught at the Mennonite Education Institute for 32 years before retiring in 2013.

He received the fourth-most votes in the 2018 election, behind Patrica Ross, Bruce Vanman and Les Berkman.

Loewen has served on numerous commissions and committees over the years, including MCC BC, National and Local Church Commissions, Council of Canadian Mennonite Colleges, BC Federation of Independent Schools Associations, Heart2Heart (Haiti), BC Mennonite Historical Society. I have served.

He has also served on most of Abbotsford City Council’s committees, including those related to transportation, social development, homelessness, economic development and the environment.

Rowen is also a past recipient of the Paul Harris Fellowship of the Rotary Club of Abbotsford and was named Abbotsford’s Canada 150 Community Leader.

Loewen is married to Grace, a registered nurse, with whom he has two married sons and seven grandchildren.

They enjoy traveling and have taken us to five continents and many parts of North America.

Loewen is the 10th person to announce that she will run in the October 15 municipal elections.

In addition to incumbents Dave Sidhu and Les Berkman, eight MPs are also running: Dao Tran, Tom Norton, Bharati Sandhu, Steve Pim, Alex Mitchell, Simon Gibson and Patricia Driesen.

Current City Councilman Ross Siemens is the only person to announce that he is running for the mayoral seat, which is being vacated by Henry Brown, who is not seeking re-election.


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Dave Loewen Seeks 5th Term on Abbotsford Council

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