Federal candidates to debate in Chilliwack, meet in Hope

The Hope Ratepayers will also holding an all-candidates meeting at C.E. Barry School, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12.

  • Apr. 5, 2011 8:00 p.m.

The University of the Fraser Valley Student Life department is hosting an all-candidates debate on local issues including education, transportation and environmental sustainability.

The Chilliwack-Fraser Canyon community is invited to participate by submitting their questions and attending the UFV Chilliwack Federal Election All Candidates Debate on Tuesday, April 19 at 7:00 p.m. in the UFV theatre.

There will not be an open mic session. Questions should be submitted by Friday, April 15 to desmond.devnich@ufv.ca, by Twitter @UFVstudentlife or by phone at 604-792-0025 extension 2509.  There will be an index card provided to each attendee for pressing questions to be written on and passed to the moderator.

The University of the Fraser Valley Chilliwack campus is located at 45635 Yale Road.

The Hope Ratepayers will also holding an all-candidates meeting at C.E. Barry School, at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, April 12.

After the candidates have presented their platforms, the public will have a chance to direct a question to one or all of the candidates. Those asking questions from the floor will be asked to keep their time at the microphone down to one or two minutes.

For more information on the Hope Ratepayers all-candidates meeting call Marjorie Houghton at  604-869-9799.

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