SKEENA - Bulkley Valley Liberal candidate Brad Layton is the third political hopeful to open a Terrace office and that took place Sept. 25. Conservative Tyler Nesbitt was the first and New Democrat Nathan Cullen the second. Pictured here are campaign co-ordinator Tom Scott

Date set for Terrace federal election all candidates debate

It's happening on Oct. 6 at the REM Theatre in Terrace starting at 7 p.m.

  • Sun Sep 27th, 2015 5:00pm
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THE candidates have been lined up and preparations made for the local federal election all-candidates meeting taking place Oct. 6 at the REM Lee Theatre.

Those attending will have the chance to meet the five people who want to become the next Member of Parliament for the Skeena-Bulkley Valley riding, hear them being questioned by a media panel and ask questions themselves.

The meeting begins at 7 p.m. with Northwest Community College vice president Justin Kohlman acting as moderator.

The meeting is sponsored by The Terrace Standard and the Terrace and District Chamber of Commerce with the assistance of Terrace Toastmasters, the Skeena Valley Rotary Club, the REM Lee Theatre and the BC Northern Real Estate Board.

Representatives from Bell Media, CFNR, CBC Radio and The Terrace Standard make up the media panel.

The candidates this election are New Democrat Nathan Cullen, the incumbent; Conservative Tyler  Nesbitt; Liberal Brad Layton; Don Spratt from the Christian Heritage Party and Jeannie Parnell from the Green party.

For those unable to attend, the meeting will be broadcast by CityWest Channel 10. It will also be recorded for repeat broadcasts. For the first time, CityWest Community Channel 10 will also be live-streaming the debates on its website.