Candidates forum to be held in Lacombe

The Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an all candidates forum for the provincial election on April 27th.

  • Apr. 23, 2015 5:00 a.m.

The Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce will be hosting an all candidates forum for the provincial election on April 27th.

The forum will be held in Centennial Hall at the Lacombe Memorial Centre (LMC). Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. The forum will begin at 7 p.m. and conclude at 9 p.m.

Candidates from four political parties within the Lacombe-Ponoka constituency will be present including Doug Hart for the Alberta NDP, Ron Orr for Wildrose, Tony Jeglum for the Alberta Party and Peter DeWit for the PC Party.

The forum will be moderated by Elizabeth George, a professional speaker and corporate trainer. It will be carried out under the supervision of the 2015 Chamber Board and Political Action Committee with the help of volunteers who will act as timekeepers, greeters and scrutinizers.

The public is invited to submit written questions on paper provided at the event. The questions will be read out loud by scrutinizers to the candidates on behalf of the public.

No political signs will be allowed inside the LMC or Centennial Hall.

Complete forum rules and regulations can be obtained through the Lacombe and District Chamber of Commerce office. Additional questions can be directed to info@lacombechamber.ca or by calling 403-782-4300.

Another provincial candidates forum for the Lacombe-Ponoka constituency will also be held on April 29th at the Stagecoach Saloon in Ponoka. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m.