A long time resident of Fort Fraser has put his name forward for the May provincial election. Jon Rempel will be a candidate for the BC Libertarian party in the Nechako Lakes riding. Rempel say he’s supports personal freedom and liberty and stands against high taxes and government bureaucracy. He describes himself as a businessman, heavy equipment operator, prospector and politician who grew up on a cattle ranch south of Vanderhoof. The riding is held by Liberal John Rustad.