FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – People’s Party of Canada leader Maxime Bernier is making a pit stop in Fort St. John on Friday to speak with constituents ahead of the federal election.

Come Friday, the PPC will be the only party to have its leader make their federal election pitch in the northeast.

The event will be held at Centennial Park starting at 11:30 a.m.  Bernier is expected to speak from 12:05 until 12:30.

Prince George- Peace River – Northern Rockies candidate Ryan Dyck says he has been super busy getting prepared for his first election while planning for Bernier’s arrival. Following the meeting, Bernier and Dyck will be travelling to speak with constituents in Prince George.

Other candidates who plan on running in the northeast riding include incumbent Conservative MP Bob Zimmer,  the Maverick Party’s Dave Jeffers, the NDP’s Cory Longley, the Green’s Catherine Kendall, the PPC’s Ryan Dyck, Phil Hewkin, with Canada’s Fourth Front party and Liberal candidate Amir Alavi.

Advanced voting takes place for four days, starting September 10th.

Election day is September 20th.