The social centre at Beban Park will once again be the site of an all-candidates meeting, this time hosted by the B.C. Green Party Nanaimo Riding Association on Sept. 28. (News Bulletin file photo)

The social centre at Beban Park will once again be the site of an all-candidates meeting, this time hosted by the B.C. Green Party Nanaimo Riding Association on Sept. 28. (News Bulletin file photo)

‘Toward a Sustainable Nanaimo’ all-candidates town hall taking place at Beban Park

Forum hosted by B.C. Green Party Nanaimo Riding Association on Wednesday, Sept. 28

With the election two and a half weeks away, voters will have an opportunity to hear from city council candidates.

The B.C. Green Party’s Nanaimo Riding Association will hold its ‘Toward a Sustainable Nanaimo’ town hall at Beban Park social centre on Wednesday, Sept. 28 from 6-8:30 p.m.

The forum is for prospective City of Nanaimo councillor and mayoral candidates and will focus on candidates’ thoughts on environmental issues, including the reduction of carbon emissions by 50 per cent by 2030, a target in the city plan, the association said.

A meet-and-greet will take place from 6-6:45 p.m. followed by a question period on topics such as zoning, land use, transportation, low-carbon energy systems, food security and recycling.

In related news, there will be debates for students at Nanaimo District Secondary School on Oct. 5-6, and an all-candidates’ meeting for school trustees, presented by Nanaimo and District Teachers’ Association, is scheduled for Beban Park on Oct. 6 from 7-9 p.m.

General voting day is Saturday, Oct. 15.

For information on voting, including early voting sites, go to www.nanaimo.ca/your-government/elections. For more election-related news, go to www.nanaimobulletin.com/tag/election-2022.

ELECTION 2022: Candidates in Nanaimo, Lantzville, RDN and SD68



reporter@nanaimobulletin.com

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter

Breaking NewsElection 2022