Nanaimo Teachers' Association hosting all-candidates meeting

By NanaimoNewsNOW Staff
April 18, 2017 - 1:49pm

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NANAIMO — With the provincial election only three weeks away, mid-island candidates will put their policies on display Tuesday night.

The Nanaimo District Teachers' Association (NDTA) is hosting an all-candidates meeting April 18 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. in the multi-purpose room at Dover Bay Secondary School.

NDTA president Mike Ball said all candidates from the three mid-island ridings (Nanaimo-North Cowichan, Nanaimo and Parksville-Qualicum) were invited.

"As far as we're aware, unfortunately all of the Liberal candidates have declined to attend," Ball said.

A moderator will ask scripted questions with timed responses from the candidates. Ball said there will also be questions from the floor. "It won't be just education, there'll be other questions asked I'm sure."

The meeting is open to the public.


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