Application Questions for
Municipal Candidates Forum Released
For Immediate Release
Friday, September 14, 2018
OurNanaimo is partnering with the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce to present two Candidate Forums in advance of the October 20 Nanaimo municipal elections, to provide the community with several robust opportunities to meet and question candidates for mayor and council.
Tuesday, October 9 will feature an All Candidate Fair followed by mayoral debates. Based on community interest, school trustee candidates are invited to participate and register in the All Candidate Fair. Monday, October 15 will feature councillor candidate debates in a “fish bowl” format. Both events will be held at the Vancouver Island Convention Centre, Nanaimo.
Mayoral and Councillor candidates who wish to participate in the October 9 and 15 debates must apply by responding to four questions. Responses will be evaluated by Chamber and OurNanaimo representatives. Candidates whose responses meet or exceed the qualifying criteria will be invited to participate in the debates.
Candidate Debate Application Questions
In 250 words or less per response, respond to the following 4 questions.
Candidate responses must be received at firstname.lastname@example.org by 12:00 pm (noon), September 24. All responses will also be posted to the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce and OurNanaimo websites. For further details on the debate application process, and more information on these candidate forums, please consult the Frequently Asked Questions.
For more information, please contact:
Kim Smythe, Chamber of Commerce, 250-756-1191