All candidates meetings set for Mission-Matsqui Fraser Canyon riding

Mission debate takes place Oct. 9 at the Clarke Theatre

With the federal election fast approaching, a series of all-candidates meetings have been planned for the Mission-Matsqui-Fraser Canyon riding.

On Thursday, Oct. 3 in the Agassiz and Harrison area, the candidates’ debate takes place at the Harrison Mills Community Hall (1995 School Rd).


The debate will go from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.

On Oct. 9, the Mission Regional Chamber of Commerce will host an all-candidates forum at the Clarke Theatre.

The event takes place from 6:30 to 9 p.m.

The next day, at the Matsqui Centennial auditorium in Abbotsford, the candidates will gather for one more forum. The event also begins at 6:30 p.m.

Candidates have until Oct. 2 to officially register with Elections Canada.

According to the elections website, confirmed candidates at this time are incumbent Jati Sidhu (Liberal), John Kidder (Green), Mike Nenn (NDP) and Brad Vis (Conservative. Candidates who have declared their intention to run, but are not yet confirmed, are Julius N. Csaszar (PPC), Elaine Wismer (Marxist-Leninist) and Robert J. Woolsey (MJP).

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