Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce Announces All-Candidates Forum for Federal Byelection

Nanaimo Chamber of CommerceThe Nanaimo Chamber announced it will be holding an All-Candidates Forum for the federal byelection called for May 6 in the Nanaimo-Ladysmith riding.

“We now have confirmation from the five candidates that will be attending,” according to Kim Smythe Chamber CEO, “This would include Bob Chamberlin, NDP; Jennifer Clarke, PPC; Michelle Corfield, Liberals; John Hirst, Conservatives; and Paul Manly, Green Party.”

The Forum will be held in Beban Park Social Centre on Thursday, April 25 with the doors opening for a Candidate Meet and Greet at 5:30 pm. The debate among the candidates will begin at 7:00 pm. Questions will be accepted in advance at and during the event.

Smythe continued, “The cost of these events, and their frequency, are becoming more and more of a challenge for the Chamber so we’re very appreciative of the cost sharing offered by Vancouver Island University, Vancouver Island Real Estate Board, Vancouver Island Construction Association and our media supporters”.

This event is supported by the Vancouver Island Construction Association. 

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