Federal Election Forum taking place October 8


(Coaldale, AB) The Coaldale and District Chamber of Commerce (CDCC) has extended an invitation to local federal candidates asking them to engage with the residents of Coaldale for the upcoming election.

René van de Vendel, president of the CDCC wants to ensure that the candidates answer questions important to business and community members.

The role of a Chamber of Commerce is to lobby various initiatives and issues concerning businesses with all levels of government. This also extends into the agricultural sector. “We as a Chamber believe this forum can broaden our mandate providing a great opportunity to all Coaldale and area residents to ask questions and get informed,” says van de Vendel.

The candidate forum will take place at the Coaldale Community Centre on Tuesday, October 8 starting at 7pm. The forum will unfold with a slate of pre-selected questions. The public is encouraged to submit their questions to info@coaldalechamber.com prior to the event. A brief question and answer period will be available to the public.

Canadians cast their votes on October 21, 2019 with advance polls opening from October 11-14, 2019. Not sure about your voter registration status? Register to vote or update your personal information by going to elections.ca. All voters will require photo ID on election day. Those who have not pre-registered to vote can still do so by presenting photo identification and proof of current address to their local polling station.

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