Where to watch candidates debate in each Metro Vancouver riding
DH Vancouver StaffSep 30, 2015 7:00 am
As election day approaches, it becomes more important than ever to educate yourself on the issues facing your community and country. A quick and easy way to do this is by attending one of the many all candidates meetings happening in each Metro Vancouver riding.
Nearly all electoral districts currently have meetings or debates scheduled throughout the next few weeks where you can meet the candidates and get a sense of what they can do for you in Ottawa. Some subjects on the table may be affordable housing, health care, jobs and transportation to name a few.
The meetings are most often held in the evenings for around two hours and offer plenty of time for audience questions and informative back-and-forth debate between candidates from all parties.
The best way exercise your right to democracy is to vote in the upcoming federal election being held on Monday, October 19. To prepare, here are all the announced all candidates meetings happening across Metro Vancouver in the upcoming weeks.
*Mission Matsqui Fraser Canyon riding, including parts of Abbotsford
When: Thursday, October 1; 7 to 9 p.m.
Where: Creekside Centre – 35131 Straiton Road, Abbotsford
Organizer: Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce, the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board and the Fraser Valley Indo Canadian Business Association
When: Thursday, October 15; 7 p.m.
Where: Mount Seymour United Church – 1200 Parkgate Avenue, North Vancouver
When: Friday, October 2; 2 to 4 p.m.
Where: Burnaby Neighbourhood House – 4460 Beresford Street, Burnaby