Chris Smissaert will be the Green candidate for the riding of Fredericton North in next year’s election.  He was elected by the local Green party members.

''I want to congratulate Chris Smisseart, on winning the nomination to run as the Green candidate in Fredericton North, which he and two others were seeking.  As leader, I am thrilled that the Green Party nominations are being vigorously contested in riding after riding.  The membership in Fredericton North has elected a passionate candidate who is dedicated to stand up for the public interest and to pursue truth an reconciliation in our relationship with the Wolastoqiyik people of St. Mary's First Nation" said David Coon, leader of the Green party and MLA for Fredericton South. 

Chris Smissaert had this to say about his nomination: ''Many thanks to all Greens in Fredericton North who supported me this night.  You have given me your trust to bring "Real Change" to all of us here on the Northside of Fredericton.  A Green MLA in Fredericton North.  I will work very hard and do my best and with our fine leader and Great Platform and your help, we will be successful. "

Chris Smissaert is the seventh Green party candidate to be nominated. The next nomination meeting will occur on December 6th at the Kennebecasis Public Library. Media Advisory to follow. 

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