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STACEY WAKELIN: Volunteer and retail advocate, 42
Have you held office in past? If so, please specify: No
Candidate provided bio: Stacey has lived and worked in the Langley area for almost 13 years.
- She is the former co-owner of Langley’s Clipper Street Scrapbook Co.; founder of BC Parents for Inclusivity Facebook group; and organizer of community events designed to provide opportunities for neighbours to connect.
Canvassing, or door-knocking, was first identified as an organized part of the election process during the Roman Republic. It became more common during the contested elections of Elizabethan and Stuart England, but it wasn’t until the early 20th century that it evolved into standard election practice in Europe and North America.
The STACEY WAKELIN FOR LANGLEY Team will be canvassing in the Township of Langley over the next five weeks. Canvassing provides Voters with the opportunity to:Read more
“I truly believe once you open yourself up to the possibilities, you open yourself to success.” - Stacey Wakelin, “When a Hobby is More Than a Hobby” in Chicken Soup for the Scrapbooker’s Soul: Stories to Remember (2006)
Stacey Wakelin is no stranger to working hard for something she believes in, and then achieving success in it. Already experienced in retail when she and Scott moved to the Langley area, Stacey revived her childhood passion for arts and crafts when she joined the Michael’s team in their Langley store. What a great opportunity that turned out to be!Read more
Without a sense of caring, there can be no sense of community. - Anthony J. D'Angelo
My team and I started knocking on doors a few weeks ago. We were happy to begin meeting Langley Township residents, and so interested to hear what this election means to people within our community. One question that was easy to answer: "Why did you jump into this crazy race?"Read more