Jay Hill files nomination papers in race to represent Prince George-Peace River in Ottawa

Dawson Creek ? Conservative Party candidate Jay Hill officially signaled his intent to seek re-election as the federal Member of Parliament for Prince George-Peace River when he filed his nomination papers yesterday in Dawson Creek.

Hill, who has been the MP for Prince George-Peace River since 1993, launched his bid for a fifth federal election victory at the Elections Canada Returning office at 9 a.m. Monday morning. He immediately hit the campaign trail heading north up the Alaska Highway.

In the weeks leading up to election day on January 23rd, 2006, Hill will travel throughout the riding meeting with constituents and sharing the policies and vision the Conservative Party of Canada and its leader, Stephen Harper, have proposed to make Canada a stronger, healthier and safer nation.

Canadians who are unable to vote at advance polls or on Election Day may vote by special ballot. Applications to register to vote by special ballot may be obtained at Elections Canada returning offices in Dawson Creek, Fort Nelson and Prince George, at www.elections.ca or by contacting Jay Hill?s campaign office at 785-1137.