Election forum will introduce new candidates

Progressive Nanaimo plans to hold public forum Sept. 17 to introduce new civic election candidates; see residents' questions answered.

A public forum aims to introduce new civic election candidates to residents.

Community organization Progressive Nanaimo has announced a public forum at the Beban Park Social Centre on Wednesday (Sept. 17), 6:30 p.m., which will see candidates new to a civic election race introduce themselves and answer residents’ questions.

According to the group, the event can include any candidate who has declared intentions to run or who is contemplating entering the race Nov. 15 and has not previously held office. All members of the public are invited to attend.