The BC Libertarian Party is proud to announce Sandra Filosof-Schipper as our candidate for the Vancouver-Quilchena (see map) by-election. Voting day is Apr 30, 2022.

Sandra is the Deputy Leader of the Party, and ran as a candidate in Vancouver-Fairview in the 2020 provincial election. She also leads the Party’s Policy Team. She is an entrepreneur, holds a B.Sc. and an MBA, is a proud mother of three, living in the Point Grey neighbourhood for the past 20 years. For more about Sandra, see the press release.

To support Sandra’s campaign to restore civil liberties in BC, you can volunteer, donate, our join her at a campaign event.

Candidate and Deputy Leader

Sandra Filosof-Schipper

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I was born in Istanbul, Turkey and moved to Canada in the 1970s. I am a proud and grateful Canadian Citizen. I grew up in Vancouver in the quiet neighbourhood of Oakridge. I have been married for 23 years and have three children who are my pride and joy. For work, I run our family businesses. For fun I practice martial arts and love scuba diving. I have a Bachelor of Science degree and an MBA. My passion is political policy. My goal is to ascertain that each and every British Columbian has freedom, prosperity, and the right to live as they see fit. I never forget that there is no place like BC!
Official Agent and Campaign Manager

Clayton Welwood

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Clayton currently serves as the President of the Party. He's been actively involved in the Party since 2015, and ran as a candidate in North Vancouver-Seymour in 2017 and 2020. He works as a project manager in the construction industry, and lives with his wife and children in his hometown of North Van. He has a BA in International Development and Anthropology from Trent University. As far as political philosophy, Clayton is a classical liberal, and takes an interest in how public services can be delivered through institutions other than the state. He's a strong advocate of political decentralization and the ability of local communities to experiment with different models of governance.

By-Election Platform

Our platform for the by-election focuses on affordable housing, healthcare, and local forests. For other issues, see our 2020 platform.

In this interview with Sandra Filosof-Shipper (Deputy Leader of the BC Libertarian Party), she talks about her background and what motivated her to run in the Vancouver Quilchena provincial by-election. The interview was conducted by Shaun Carson, President of the Party’s Metro Vancouver Constituency Association.