All-candidates meetings and events scheduled for Nanaimo area

NANAIMO – List will be updated regularly as all-candidates meetings are scheduled for Nanaimo-area ridings.

PRE-ELECTION BUSINESS Forum, hosted by Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce and the News Bulletin, for Nanaimo riding candidates Tuesday (April 23), 6:30 p.m., at the Coast Bastion Inn.

DISABILITY-FOCUSED all-candidates’ meeting hosted by Nanaimo Association for Community Living  Wednesday (April 24), 7 p.m., at NACL offices at 83 Victoria Cres.

ALL-CANDIDATES FORUM for Nanaimo-North Cowichan, hosted by Chemainus chamber of commerce, April 30, 6:30 p.m., at Seniors Drop-In Centre in Chemainus.

ALL-CANDIDATES MEETING for Nanaimo-North Cowichan riding May 2, 7-9 p.m., at Eagles Hall in Ladysmith. Sponsored by Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce.

MEET AND GREET with Green Party candidate for Nanaimo riding Ian Gartshore Friday (May 3), 7:30-9 p.m., at the Vault, 499 Wallace St.

MEET AND GREET WITH Green Party candidates Ian Gartshore (Nanaimo) and Mayo McDonough (Nanaimo-North Cowichan) Sunday (May 5), 6:30-10 p.m., at Pacific Gardens Cohousing, 347 Seventh St.

ALL-CANDIDATES MEETING for three ridings – Parksville-Qualicum, Nanaimo, and Nanaimo-North Cowichan – at Dover Bay Secondary School May 8, 6:30-8:30 p.m. Hosted by Nanaimo District Teachers’ Association.