Sekora, Louis

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Sekora, Louis

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Louis (Lou) Sekora was born in Hafford, Saskatchewan in 1931. He served as Mayor of Coquitlam from 1984 to 1998 and as a Coquitlam city councillor from 1973 to 1983 and 2005 to 2013. In 2014 he ran for Mayor again, but lost to incumbent Richard Stewart. He ran successfully for a seat in the House of Commons as the Liberal candidate representing the riding of Port Moody-Coquitlam, holding his seat from 1998 to 2000. Following his time in federal politics he held the position of citizenship judge from 2001 to 2004. As part of Coquitlam City Council, he served served as Chair of the Land Use and Economic Development Standing Committee, Alternate Director to the Metro Vancouver Board of Directors, Vice Chair of the Riverview Committee, Member of the Strategic Priorities, Administration and Protective Services Standing Committee, Member of the Recreation, Sports and Culture Standing Committee, Member of the Engineering, Utilities and Environment Standing Committee, Alternate Member of the Lower Mainland Treaty Advisory Committee (LMTAC), Vice Chair of the Multiculturalism Advisory Committee, and Vice Chair of the Disability Issues Advisory Committee.


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Coquitlam City Councillor 1973-1983
Mayor of Coquitlam 1983-1998
Liberal Party of Canada MP, Port Moody-Coquitlam riding 1998-2000
Citizenship judge 2001-2004
Coquitlam City Councillor 2005-2013

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Created 05-2015
Updated 05-04-2017
Updated 26-03-2021


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