All candidates forum set for October 10 in Fort St. John

Federal election candidates in Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies will tackle the issues facing Canada at an all candidates forum in Fort St. John on Thursday, October 10.

The forum will be held at the Lido Theatre. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. for a meet and greet, with the forum to begin at 7:30 p.m. and run approximately 90 minutes.

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Candidates running are Bob Zimmer (Conservatives), Mavis Erickson (Liberals), Catherine Kendall (Greens), Marcia Luccock (NDP), and Ron Vaillant (People's Party).

Candidates will be asked to answer questions from Fort St. John and North Peace residents.

Questions can be submitted to or through October 10.

Please include your full name, location, and who you wish to address your question to. A selection of questions will be put to the candidates at the forum.

The forum will be broadcast live on Facebook through Alaska Highway News,, and CJDC-TV. It will also be broadcast live on the radio through 100.1 Moose FM and 98.5 Sun FM.

The forum is being sponsored by the BC Northern Real Estate Board and Lido Theatre, with support from the Fort St. John & District Chamber of Commerce.

Election day is Monday Oct. 21.

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