All candidates forum scheduled for Nov. 6

Unsure who to vote for in the upcoming local government and school board elections?

Unsure who to vote for in the upcoming local government and school board elections?

Clearwater and District Chamber of Commerce, in collaboration with Yellowhead Community Services, Clearwater Times and other organizations, will host an all candidates forum on Thursday, Nov. 6, starting at 7 p.m.

The forum will be held in the multi-purpose room at the new Dutch Lake Community Centre.

Invited to the meeting will be incumbent mayor John Harwood and his challenger for the job, Jon Kreke.

Also on the slate will be the seven candidates seeking the six seats on Clearwater town council: incumbents Barry Banford, Merlin Blackwell, Gord Heisterman, Ken Kjenstad and Shelley Sim, and challengers Dennis Greffard and Melanie Harwood.

Both candidates running to be the Thompson-Nicola Regional District director for Wells Gray Country (Area A) have been invited: incumbent Tim Pennell and challenger Carol Schaffer.

Willow MacDonald and Shelley Sim, who are running to be the trustee representing the Clearwater-Blue River area on the School District 73 board, have been invited as well.

Moderator for the forum will be Grant Gale, the Clearwater Emergency Support Services director.

Due to scheduling difficulties, the forum will unfortuntely be held after the advance poll, which will be held Nov. 5.

 

General voting day for District of Clearwater, TNRD and School District 73 will be on Nov. 15.