Election 2015: Revelstoke federal election debate is on

Candidates from four major parties in Kootenay-Columbia confirm attendance at Revelstoke debate on September 21.

All four major candidates have confirmed attendance at the federal election debate in Revelstoke on Sept. 21. Clockwise from top left: Conservative David Wilks

There will be an election debate in Revelstoke involving the candidates in the October 19 federal election.

The debate, organized by The Review, The Current and The Mountaineer with EZ Rock and Stoke FM, will be held at the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre on Monday, September 21, starting at 7 p.m. Former mayor Geoff Battersby will moderate the event.

Candidates will have the opportunity to make opening and closing statements and answer questions provided in advance to the media sponsors. While all candidates will know what the general areas of discussion will be, none of them will see the questions in advance. There will be no questions from the floor.

All members of the pubic are invited to send questions to the media sponsors:

alex.cooper@revelstokereview.com;

editor@revelstokecurrent.com;

aaron@revelstokemountaineer.com;

saquiline@ezrock.com; and

info@stokefm.com.

The candidates are Conservative David Wilks, New Democrat Wayne Stetski, Liberal Don Johnston and the Green party’s Bill Green. It is not yet known if the Libertarian Party’s Christina Yahn will participate.

 

Just Posted

Fred Penner is coming to Revelstoke

The iconic children’s entertainer will be at the Revelstoke Performing Arts Centre Oct. 20

PHOTOS: This is what buying legal pot in B.C. looks like

Take a look inside B.C.’s first and only legal pot shop located in Kamloops

Glimpses of Revelstoke’s past for Oct. 14

125 Years Ago: Kootenay Star, October 21, 1893 Revelstoke Station is rapidly… Continue reading

Okanagan RCMP look for owners of various keys located during arrest

RCMP seek to reunite the owners of various keys found at the arrest of suspects in a stolen vehicle.

Cannabis is legal, what do you need to know in Revelstoke?

Smoking regulations and business licenses are specific to a municipality

Mellow opening to B.C.’s only legal pot shop

About five people lined up early for the opening of the BC Cannabis Store in Kamloops.

Cheaper strains sell out within minutes on online BC Cannabis Store

Province says new strains will become available in the coming months

Only 40% of B.C. car dealerships have electric cars available: report

Researchers found buyers frustrated at the lack of options

VIDEO: Millionaire Lottery returns to give back and win big

Since 1996, Millionaire Lottery has raised $52 million for the VGH+UBC Hospital Foundation

Baby boomer buba shares heartfelt novel with Okanagan audience

Pauline Daniel will be at Vernon’s Bookland and library Oct. 20

Test case challenges a politician’s right to block people from Twitter account

3 people say Watson infringed their constitutional right to freedom of expression by blocking them

‘A little odd’ B.C.’s biggest city celebrates cannabis without a legal store

On the streets of downtown Vancouver, notably the Wild West of illegal marijuana, not a single legal store opened Wednesday, making for a rather anticlimatic kick-off

Okanagan RCMP look for owners of various keys located during arrest

RCMP seek to reunite the owners of various keys found at the arrest of suspects in a stolen vehicle.

Puff, puff, pass: Cannabis is officially legal across Canada

B.C. has only one bricks-and-mortar marijuana store

Most Read