Cowichan MLA pleased with NDP choice

  • Apr. 25, 2011 7:00 a.m.

MLA Doug Routley is pleased to have Adrian Dix in the driver’s seat.The NDP is rejuvenated, refreshed and ready to run for the premier’s seat, said Routley.During the race for leader, Routley said he was backing Mike Farnworth, but knew any of the front runners would be a good boss.In the end, Routley is pleased with the choice.Dix’s work as health critic impressed Routley, as he was on top of every part of the file.“Politically, Adrian will be very bold and courageous. We are not going to shrink from difficult issues.”Routley said Dix is not the kind of leader who changes his mind with what’s in the polls.“He believes strongly in the principles he is putting forward and is willing to defend them vigorously,” Routley said of Dix.