Chamber to host municipal all-candidates forum

municipal all-candidates forum to be held at the North Thompson Fall Fair Hall, Oct. 29 at 7 p.m.

The Barriere and District Chamber of Commerce will host municipal all-candidates forum to be held at the North Thompson Fall Fair Hall.  The forum will be held Oct. 29 at 7 p.m. with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.

Candidates vying for council in Barriere will be invited to attend the forum.

The evening will begin with an introduction of the candidates, followed by written and oral questions from the floor and end with a brief closing statement from each candidate.

Moderator for the evening will be Harley Wright. Everyone is encouraged to attend this events and hear what the candidates have to say on the issues of concern to business owners and residents.

General election day for Barriere’s municipal election is set for Saturday, Nov. 15, with advance voting on Nov. 1 and 5. Barriere residence can cast the votes on those days from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. at the district office building located at 4937 Barriere Town Road.

Watch for further information on the 2014 municipal election in the upcoming editions of the North Thompson Star/Journal.

For more information,  regarding the all-candidates forum or if you would like to submit a question to ask the candidates, please contact the Barriere and District Chamber of Commerce  at 250-672-9221 or email bcoc@telus.net.

See page 6 of this week’s paper for more information on about the North Thompson candidates for the various  municipalities, school district and the regional district.