Christy Clark avoiding debate says NDP's Gordon
NDP candidate Carole Gordon (left) and Liberal candidate Premier Christy Clark (right)
(JULIE WHITTET / iNFOnews.ca)
June 24, 2013 - 3:13 PM
NDP candidate Carole Gordon is running against Christy Clark in the upcoming Westside-Kelowna byelection and says the Premier is scheduling herself out of local debates.
Gordon says Clark is campaigning through photo-ops rather than discussing local issues with her opponents in an all-candidates meeting.
There have been two opportunities open to Clark, including meetings through the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce and the Westbank & District Chamber of Commerce who have tried to schedule all-candidates forums.
However Clark has not yet been available due to scheduling conflicts.
“Christy Clark has never even lived in Kelowna, and now it seems like she doesn’t care what people here have to say,” Gordon said in a press statement released today.
“People in Westside-Kelowna are looking for an MLA who understands their community and will fight for them every single day, not just fly in for the occasional photo op,” she says.
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