Tracy Redies, Surrey-White Rock MLA, is in hospital. (File photo)

Heart failure, hepatitis sideline South Surrey MLA Tracy Redies

Virus from Brazil trip believed at root of health concerns, Redies says in Facebook post

Surrey-White Rock MLA Tracy Redies has been hospitalized with heart failure and hepatitis.

Redies shared the news with friends in a Facebook post Monday evening.

“I am in (Peace Arch Hospital) with congestive heart failure and acute hepatitis brought on by some virus they are trying to find likely picked up while I was in Brazil,” Redies writes.

“Your thoughts and prayers are appreciated – this could be a long road.”

Redies has been MLA for Surrey-White Rock since 2017, when she was elected to replace Gordie Hogg.

READ MORE: BC Liberals choose business veteran as Surrey-White Rock candidate

Redies is former CEO of Coast Capital Savings.

In a news release issued Monday, she was named critic for transportation and infrastructure.

Married, Redies has four children, and has lived in the South Surrey-White Rock area “on and off” since 1989.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

North Delta’s Brandon Bassi honoured in throne speech

Former NDSS Huskies captain died following a car crash in Surrey on May 18, 2019

ZYTARUK: Trudeau needs to stop dithering and fix blockade crisis

Trudeau noted Canadians are asking themselves, “What is happening in this country?” He’s got that right

Annual Battle of the Badges hockey game to combat bullying in Delta schools

This year’s Battle of the Badges takes place at Sungod Arena on Pink Shirt Day (Wednesday, Feb. 26)

Tamanawis boys repeat as B.C. high school wrestling champs

Sehijvir Sandhu and Karanpreet Gill earn gold medals for the Surrey team

COLUMN: Medical assistance in dying law returning to parliament

“The overall message that I have heard … has been one of caution and compassion,” writes Delta MP

Protesters barricade Premier John Horgan’s home ahead of B.C. budget unveiling

Demonstrators from the Extinction Rebellion have blocked the Langford driveway

Forest industry supporters and convoy arrive at B.C. legislature in Victoria

Rally delivers petition in favour of ‘working forests’

Ten poisoned eagles rushed to veterinary hospital in Nanaimo

Eagles stricken after eating flesh of euthanized animal at Nanaimo Regional Landfill

Trudeau says Wet’suwet’en crisis, rail blockades a critical moment for country

First Nations leaders suggest it may be time to peacefully end the blockades

B.C. budtenders become first private cannabis workers to unionize in Canada

Two of seven Clarity Cannabis storefronts vote to join UFCW 1518 union

Kids exposed to household cleaners as newborns more likely to get asthma: B.C. study

Air fresheners, plug-in deodorizers, antimicrobial hand sanitizers and oven cleaners were the worst culprits

Victoria, Abbotsford record biggest jumps in rent prices nationwide: report

Toronto and Vancouver had priciest rentals in Canada

VIDEO: Convoy of forest industry supporters on its way to Victoria

Rally at the B.C. legislature begins with participants setting off from Campbell River

Teen snowmobiler found safe after overnight search in Okanagan

The teen had been missing since just after 6 p.m. on Monday

Most Read