The municipal All-Candidates forum is set for Tuesday, Nov. 8 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Castlegar Community Complex. The forum is sponsored by the Castlegar Chamber of Commerce.
In the forum will be mayoral, city council, and school trustee candidates. Questions will alternate between questions from the floor and questions from the media panel. Candidates have two minutes to answer.
Running for mayor of Castlegar are Lawrence Chernoff and Gordon Zaitsoff. Running for Castlegar city council (six spots are available) are: Kevin Chernoff, Kirk Duff, Russ Hearne, Sue Heaton-Sherstobitoff, Cord Lafond, Tyler Maddocks, Deb McIntosh, Dan Rye, Gord Turner, and Peter Wulowka. Up for Castlegar/Robson school trustee (two spots) are Jo-Ann Bursey, Jen Carter, and Bev Maloff.
General voting is on Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Castlegar Community Complex. Area J (Robson) voters vote at Robson Community Hall.
Advance voting is available Tuesday, Nov. 8 and Wednesday, Nov. 9 at the Castlegar Community Forum, #101 – 445 13th Avenue.
Voting hours are between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m.
There are also special voting opportunities available at Talarico Place and Castleview Care Centre on Nov. 19 for patients or staff.