Candidate forums in Area “D” and Cawston- Keremeos to hold all candidates forum

Upcoming dates for candidate forums in Lower Similkameeen and Okanagan Falls


An “ All Candidates Forum” for the director’s  position of RDOS Area “D” will be held in Okanagan Falls on Monday, October 24 at the Okanagan Falls Parks and Recreation Gymnasium.  Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the forum starts at 7 p.m., being moderated by the South Okanagan Chamber of Commerce Manager, Bonnie Dancey.

In Area “B”, the  Cawston Community Hall Society  will host an RDOS Area “B,” Cawston  all candidates forum  at the Cawston Community Hall on Wednesday, November 9 The doors open for candidates and residents at 6:30 p.m. Forum starts at 7 p.m. and ends at 9 p.m. Doors close at 9:30.

Any inquiries please contact Dave Cursons at 250-499-5417.

This year’s All Candidates Forum takes place at Victory Hall starting at 7 p.m. on November 2.

Joan McMurray begins the event with a welcome, followed by the introduction of moderator Carroll McLean, the candidates and timekeeper Anna Bartlett.

Individual candidates’ opening remarks will be limited to three minutes each. At 7:30 questions only – not statements or speeches – will be taken from the public, allowing each candidate a one minute response.

Everyone will be asked to introduce themselves before asking a question. Each individual can ask a maximum of two questions in order that everyone who wishes has the opportunity to ask a question.

Written submissions should be forwarded to the timekeeper.

Candidate’s closing remarks will run for up to  two minutes each.

The forum is slated to end at 9 p.m.

November 19 is election day.


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