If you have a question for those hoping to serve on City Council, you’ll get that chance later this week.
The Ma Mow We Tak Friendship Centre is hosting the first candidates forum on Wednesday evening at 7:00pm, where the public will get the chance to meet those campaigning for office and ask them questions.
There are similar events planned for school board and mayoral candidates later in the month. The school board forum is scheduled for October 11th at 7:00pm in the Letkemann Theatre, while the Friendship Centre will play host to the mayoral candidates on October 17th again at 7:00pm.
The Thompson Public Library has their own candidates event on October 16th, which they’re calling “Speed Dating with the Candidates”. From 7:00pm until 9:00pm, voters will spend between two and four minutes in a one-on-one with each candidate to ask questions and learn about their platforms.
Election Day is October 24th, with advance polls open on October 8th, 13th and 17th.