Chemainus businessman Chris Istace is hoping to swing some momentum from the BC Green Party's campaigning to land the MLA post for Nanaimo-North Cowichan. (Photo by Don Bodger)

It’s decision time

Three Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates making their final pitches to voters

Don Bodger

The Courier

Three Nanaimo-North Cowichan candidates making their final pitches to voters

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Don (Duck) Paterson's campaign sign for the BC Liberals in the Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Doug Routley campaign sign along Herd Road, the southern boundary of the Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Longtime Ladysmith town counsellor Don (Duck) Paterson has his sights set on the MLA position for the Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chris Istace is the BC Green Party candidate for Nanaimo-North Cowichan. (Photo by Don Bodger)

One of NDP candidate Doug Routley's signs at the Crofton Road turnoff. Routley has been the Nanaimo-North Cowichan MLA since 2005. (Photo by Don Bodger)

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