Libertarian “In It To Win It”
Fort St. John, B.C. – Todd Keller is hoping to strike gold when Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies voters head to the polls October 19.
The gold miner is hoping to do so under the banner of the Libertarian Party of Canada.
If elected, the Kelowna native and Fort St. John resident wants to “advocate for sound money and individual liberties.”
He says that includes “strengthening property rights and the right to defend yourself and your property.”
Keller is also campaigning against the government’s anti terrorism law, Bill C-51.
“It stands a better chance of being used against the average Canadian than terrorists.”
In the past, Keller ran a gold brokerage in the Yukon, before moving to northeast B.C. to work in oil field services.
But due to weakening oil and gas prices he says he’s been “forced to accept a seasonal dream job back in placer mining” in the Yukon.
And though the Libertarians have never elected an MP, he says he’s “in it to win it,” claiming the party is “riding a wave of an uptick in popularity” with new leader Tim Moen.
Keller joins incumbent Bob Zimmer as the only declared candidates in the riding (Liberal Matt Shaw is expected to be acclaimed Thursday).