Comox Valley candidates appearing in pre-election forums

The four candidates seeking to become the Comox Valley MLA for the next four years will be busy in coming weeks.

The four candidates seeking to become the Comox Valley MLA for the next four years will be busy in coming weeks.

Chris Aikman (Green), Kassandra Dycke (NDP), Diane Hoffmann (Conservative) and Don McRae (Liberal) are running in this riding in the May 14 provincial election.

A public forum sponsored by the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce will happen April 30 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the Florence Filberg Centre in Courtenay.

The forum will be moderated by Don Sharpe, former chair of the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce. Timing will be performed by members of the local Toastmasters organization.

My Tech Guys, in co-operation with videographers from Prestige Video Transfer, to live-stream the proceedings.

• All four candidates will attend an all-candidates’ meeting on May 7 at 7 p.m. at the Cumberland Cultural Centre. Doors open at 6:30.

Attendees will have the opportunity to ask questions from the floor. Names can be submitted when you arrive and will be drawn at random for the opportunity to ask questions of the candidates.

This all-candidates’ meeting is being presented by the Cumberland Chamber of Commerce. The venue is being provided by the Village of Cumberland free of charge. The moderator is Nick Ward.

• A business breakfast with the candidates happens May 9 from 7:30 to 9 a.m. at the Best Western Plus Westerly Hotel.

Comox Valley Chamber members and businesspeople are invited to attend a breakfast meeting and meet the candidates. Breakfast will be moderated by Marty Douglas and candidates will be given time to answer questions from the attendees.

Pre-registration is required and space is limited. For more, visit www.comoxvalleychamber.com/news-events.

For more information about the election, visit www.elections.bc.ca. For more information about the Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce, visit www.comoxvalleychamber.com/news-events or call 250-334-3234.

— Comox Valley Chamber of Commerce

 

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