UXBRIDGE: Residents will have their chance to hear from the candidates in the new Pickering-Uxbridge riding at an election forum later this month.
On Monday, Sept. 21, the candidates in the Oct. 19 federal election will gather at the Uxbridge Arena Community Centre (located at 271 Brock St. West), starting at 7:30 p.m., to answer questions from the community in a forum presented by the Uxbridge Cosmos.
Corneliu Chisu (Conservative), Jennifer O’Connell (Liberal) and Pamela Downward (NDP) are all scheduled to appear at the event, which will be moderated by local author Ted Barris. Green Party candidate Anthony Navarro had yet to confirm is attendance at the forum, as of press time.
Over the course of the evening the candidates will answer pre-vetted questions submitted by local residents, as well the candidates will be able to address their party platforms by making opening and closing remarks.
Those interested in submitting a question, either to all in attendance or a specific candidate for the forum must do so by Friday, Sept. 18. Questions can be submitted via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org or by leaving a message at 905-852-1900.