Election forum for Red Deer area candidates Oct. 10

Federal election forum in Red Deer is happening Oct. 10.

The Red Deer College Student Association and the Red Deer and District Chamber of Commerce are partnering together to host the forum for federal hopefuls in the upcoming election Oct. 21.

Those who attend will be able to hear from the local candidates at the Red Deer College Arts Centre from 5 to 7 p.m.

Doors open at 4:30 p.m. Attendance is free.

As of Thursday morning, Red Deer-Lacombe riding candidates are Blaine Calkins for the Conservative Party of Canada, Sarah Palmer for the Green Party of Canada, Laura-Lynn Thompson for the People’s Party of Canada, Lauren Pezzella for the NDP and Tiffany Rose for the Liberal Party of Canada.

So far, the the candidates running for Red Deer-Mountain View riding are Earl Dreeshen for the Conservative Party of Canada, Conner Borlé for the Green Party, Paul Mitchell for the People’s Party of Canada, Logan Garbanewski for the NDP.

Nomination deadline is Sept. 30.

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