Fraser Valley –  FVN Fraser Valley News will highlight all the Federal Candidates covering the three riding’s that make up the Fraser Valley.

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Louis De Jaegger – Liberal Candidate – Chilliwack-Hope:

Louis De Jaeger is a long time business owner in Chilliwack. With a thirty-five year background in the hospitality industry, he is the owner of award winning Bravo Restaurant and Lounge.

Born to a military family, and of proud Metis heritage, Louis values inclusive relationship building, and has forged government and community partnerships at every level, including First Nations, Municipal, Provincial, and Federal. He works passionately on behalf of his community, offering an experienced voice, hands-on involvement, transparent process, and outcomes that drive maximum benefits and diversification.

Louis is especially focused on activities that directly impact our local economic growth, job creation, environmental protection, and the sustainability of small business. His leadership style is rooted in long term thinking, with careful consideration given to building strong community foundations for our children. In fact, through his business he mentors young chefs and entrepreneurs working closely with the Sto:lo Aboriginal Skills and Education Training Program and Sto:lo Community Futures. “Few entrepreneurs ever achieve anything without help. Being able to connect and collaborate fosters relationships built on trust, and thus inspires the creative hubs that lead to success”.

Community Leadership:

* Board Member, Chilliwack Business Improvement Association

* Board Member, Sto:lo Community Futures

* Chairperson, Chilliwack Community Bar Watch

* President, Chilliwack Federal Liberal Riding Association

* Member, Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce

* Member, The Chilliwack Mt. Cheam Rotary Club

* Corporate Liaison, Spirit of the People Pow Wow

Business Achievements:

* 2011 WINNER ~ Outstanding Achievement BC Aboriginal Business of the Year

* 4 time WINNER Dining Excellence Award ~ The Chilliwack Chamber of Commerce

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