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First Filipina-Canadian Elected to Provincial Legislature

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Mable Elmore is the daughter of a nurse from Cebu and has now made history by becoming the first Filipina to be elected to the British Columbian legislature, representing Vancouver-Kensington. Mable defeated former B.C. Teachers Federation president Jinny Sims by 252 to 189 votes for the nomination before the elections. Mable is a bus driver of the Coast Mountain Bus Company

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Written by Raffy Pekson II

May 23, 2009 at 6:33 pm

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