October 13, 2015 - 12:04 PM
KAMLOOPS - With the federal election less than a week away candidates in the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding have two more shots to win over voters.
All candidates will be attending a media consortium hosted by CFJC-TV, CBC Radio and Kamloops this Week Wednesday, Oct. 14, at 7 p.m. at the Thompson Rivers University Grand Hall.
CBC’s Doug Herbert will moderate the event. He says each candidate will introduce themselves, answer three to four questions from the media, then the remaining questions will be asked from the public. Herbert says each candidate gets roughly one minute to respond and then fellow candidates have an opportunity to rebut. The candidate originally asked gets the last word.
The next day, Thursday, Oct. 15, at 9 a.m. the candidates will square off at a forum hosted by Radio NL at the Plaza Hotel.
The forum will be hosted by NL news director Jim Harrison. He says while the event is open to the public, questions will be asked by himself and candidates to each other only. Each candidate will introduce themselves before answering a series of questions with up to 90 seconds to respond to each. Harrision says the idea is to get in as many questions and rebuttals in as possible during the two hours allotted for the forum.
All four candidates have agreed to attend each event. The candidates running in the Kamloops-Thompson-Cariboo riding including Conservative candidate Cathy McLeod, Green Party candidate Matt Greenwood, Liberal Party candidate Steve Powrie and New Democrat Party candidate Bill Sundhu.
The federal election takes place Monday, Oct. 19.
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