The six candidates slated to participate in an all-candidates’ meeting hosted by the Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce on Thursday, April 25, include, top row, left to right, Bob Chamberlin, NDP; Jennifer Clarke, People’s Party of Canada; Michelle Corfield, Liberals; and bottom row, left to right, John Hirst, Conservatives; Paul Manly, Greens; Brian Marlatt, Progressive Canadian Party. (GREG SAKAKI/NEWS BULLETIN file photos)

First Nanaimo-Ladysmith all-candidates’ meeting is today

Six candidates expected to debate issues Thursday, April 25, at the Beban Park social centre

Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection voters, undecided or decided, can get a look at all the major candidates in one place.

The Greater Nanaimo Chamber of Commerce hosts an all-candidates’ debate on Thursday, April 25, at 7 p.m. at the Beban Park social centre.

“The community has come to expect this from the chamber so we are pleased to offer an event that we’re becoming very well-practised at,” said Kim Smythe, chamber CEO, in a press release. “This will be our fifth such event within the past two years.”

Participating candidates will include Bob Chamberlin, NDP; Michelle Corfield, Liberals; John Hirst, Conservatives; Paul Manly, Greens; Jennifer Clarke, People’s Party of Canada; and Brian Marlatt, Progressive Canadian Party.

A candidate meet-and-greet will be held at 5:30 p.m. at the Beban social centre leading up to the debate.

As well, there will be an all-candidates’ meeting hosted by the South End Community Association on Monday, April 29, at 6:30 p.m. at the Harbour City Theatre.

The Nanaimo-Ladysmith byelection is May 6 and advance voting will be April 26-29. For more information on how and where to vote, click here.

RELATED: Fisheries and oceans minister spends Earth Day in Nanaimo

RELATED: Climate action can’t be a partisan issue, say Greens

RELATED: PPC leader Bernier works to build party’s profile in Nanaimo-Ladysmith

RELATED: NDP say affordable housing ‘fundamental’ to their campaign

RELATED: Scheer rallies Conservatives in Nanaimo-Ladysmith



editor@nanaimobulletin.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Just Posted

Nanaimo Search and Rescue to build a long-term base in Harewood

Group will sign 25-year co-management agreement for Fourth Street rec centre

Nanaimo council decides not to take away free long-term parking for disability permit holders

Councillors agree to rescind motion that had called for changes to 1993 parking bylaw

Nanaimo RCMP officer ‘walks on water’ to rescue lost camper

66-year-old assisted earlier this month by Mounties who can seemingly work miracles

LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Big spill may come, small spills happening every day

All kinds of harmful materials are going down the drains, says letter writer

Nanaimo geocaching event aims to restore section of Millstone River

Cache in Trash out event takes place on Sept. 21 near Biggs Road

VIDEO: Drone footage documents work to free salmon at Big Bar landslide

Video shows crews working to remove rocks and wood, and transporting salmon by helicopter

Nanaimo-Ladysmith candidates try to chart a path to victory

Conservatives, NDP, Liberals set sights on votes needed to unseat Green incumbent

Bear killed in Kimberley after chasing girl, wreaking havoc on town

This particular brown-coloured bear has been the subject of many calls this summer; very food habituated, CO says

Vancouver Island man bikes through B.C. Interior for mental health, addiction awareness

Vancouver Island Resident Mat Fee is approaching the final phase of his cross-Canada bike journey to raise awareness about addiction recovery.

Police investigate after intoxicated teens clash with security at B.C. fair

18-year-old woman arrested and RCMP looking at possible assault in Victoria-area fall fair incident

BC SPCA investigating after three dogs found shot dead in Prince George ditch

The three adult dogs appeared to be well cared for before being found with gunshot wounds, BC SPCA says

Boy overdosed on illicit anti-anxiety drug found on Kelowna classroom floor, RCMP say

Noah Mills, 8, ingested a pink powdery substance off his Kelowna classroom floor

Psychiatric assessment ordered for man accused in Salmon Arm church shooting

Lawyer tells court accused was diagnosed with psychosis hours after his arrest

Surrey mom allegedly paid $400,000 for son in U.S. college bribery scam

Xiaoning Sui, 48, was arrested in Spain on Monday night

Most Read