Four candidates to speak on issues and concerns as election nears
What: Kelowna Votes 2018 Kelowna Mayoral Forum
Who: Candidates for mayor, moderated by CBC’s Chris Walker and UBC’s Carey Doberstein
When: Monday, October 15, from 2 to 3 p.m.
Where: UBC Okanagan, University Theatre, Administration Building Room 026, 3333 University Way
The four candidates vying to be mayor of Kelowna will be centre stage at UBC Okanagan on Monday, October 15.
CBC British Columbia and UBC Okanagan are hosting a mayoral debate with candidates Colin Basran, Tom Dyas, Bobby Kennedy and Bob Schewe. The debate will be co-moderated with CBC Radio Daybreak South host Chris Walker and UBC Okanagan Political Science Associate Professor Carey Doberstein. The upcoming municipal election takes place Saturday, October 20 across the province.
It’s a great opportunity to learn more about the four candidates and where they stand on a number of issues. Questions will be welcome from the audience. The event is free and open to the public, but registration at KelownaVotes2018.ok.ubc.ca is encouraged. People can watch live on UBC Okanagan’s Facebook page at facebook.com/ubcocampus or listen to it live on CBC Radio One.
CBC Radio One shows BC Today and Radio West will also be airing live on campus, noon to 1 p.m. and 4 to 6 p.m. on campus respectively.
About UBC's Okanagan campus
UBC’s Okanagan campus is an innovative hub for research and learning in the heart of British Columbia’s stunning Okanagan Valley. Ranked among the top 20 public universities in the world, UBC is home to bold thinking and discoveries that make a difference. Established in 2005, the Okanagan campus combines a globally recognized UBC education with a tight-knit and entrepreneurial community that welcomes students and faculty from around the world. For more visit ok.ubc.ca.