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GreenPAC: Where Do Ontario Parties Stand on The Environment 6:00 pm
GreenPAC: Where Do Ontario Parties Stand on The Environment
May 3 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Hosts: GreenPAC, Alternatives Journal, Waterloo Region Environmental Network Where do Ontario parties stand on the environment? Panel discussion with local Kitchener-Waterloo experts * Sabrina Bowman, Executive Director, GreenPAC * Angela Carter, Assitant Professor, University of[...]
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The GPO Vision for the Local Community Art Scene 2:00 pm
The GPO Vision for the Local Community Art Scene
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm
Calling all Artists, Art Lovers and Art Supporters! Find out about the Green Party of Ontario Vision for the community arts! Meet and chat with GPO Candidate Michele Braniff
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Youth Town Hall 1:00 pm
Youth Town Hall
May 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm
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What is the next premier of Ontario going to do for young people? Find out on May 7th Youth Town Hall 12:30pm – 3:30pm Live streaming on TVO; watch their Twitter stream for more info:[...]
Leaders’ Debate: CityNews 6:00 pm
Leaders’ Debate: CityNews
May 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The leaders of Ontario’s three main political parties will square off in the first televised debate in #CityVote: The debate — focused entirely on issues relevant to those who live and work in Toronto. The[...]
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Waterloo: Social Housing 6:30 pm
Waterloo: Social Housing
May 9 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Open The Door to Co-Op Housing Meet The Candidates Beaver Creek Co-op’s Community Centre 590 Bearinger Road, Waterloo Wednesday, 9 May 2018 from 6:30pm to 7:30pm The Ontario election is on June 7th. Come hear[...]
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TIE Invitation To Discuss 4:00 pm
TIE Invitation To Discuss
May 10 @ 4:00 pm – 6:30 pm
TIE (Together In Education) a cooperative of the 4 Waterloo Region Teacher’s Unions 4:00 – 5:00pm ~ Mingle & chat 5:00 – 6:00pm ~ Moderated Q&A (no debate) 6:00 – 6:30pm ~ After chat Election[...]
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KitSHesp: Refugee and Immigration Debate/Panel 1:30 pm
KitSHesp: Refugee and Immigration Debate/Panel
May 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Refugee and immigration debate/panel on May 12 at 100 Rittenhouse Drive 1:30- 3:30. Hosted by Community Coalition on Refugee and Immigrant Concerns https://www.facebook.com/CCORICWR/
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African Canadian Association of Waterloo Region & Area 6:00 pm
African Canadian Association of Waterloo Region & Area
May 14 @ 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The African Canadian Association of Waterloo Region & Area are organizing an all candidates debate: when: May 14 2018 from 6:00pm  – 8:30pm where: Chandler Mowat community centre this debate will focus very specifically on[...]
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Cultural Exchange at THEMUSEUM 6:30 pm
Cultural Exchange at THEMUSEUM
May 15 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm
THEMUSEUM in downtown Kitchener is inviting all regional candidates for the upcoming provincial election from both Kitchener and Waterloo to a ‘Cultural Exchange’, an opportunity to discuss the importance of arts and culture with members[...]
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All-Candidates debate at Wilfrid Laurier University 10:00 am
All-Candidates debate at Wilfrid Laurier University
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Zdravko Gunjevic, GPO candidate in Waterloo, will be participating in the All-Candidates debate at WLU on May 16. This debate will focus on themes impacting post-secondary institutions, including provincial funding structures, community integration, and the[...]
Re-Vision ADP Campaign Launch 1:00 pm
Re-Vision ADP Campaign Launch
May 16 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Candidates in the Kitchener & Waterloo Area Ridings are invited to a Q&A event to highlight their party’s policies regarding accessibility, including the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), and the Assistive Devices Program[...]
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Cambridge: Rogers TV Debate 7:00 pm
Cambridge: Rogers TV Debate
May 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Rogers TV (Cable 20 in Waterloo Region) will be airing a debate with the 2018 Ontario provincial election candidates from Cambridge. https://rogerstv.com/show?lid=12&rid=54&sid=7817
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SPCCND All Candidates Meeting for Kitchener South–Hespeler 7:00 pm
SPCCND All Candidates Meeting for Kitchener South–Hespeler
May 22 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Provincial All Candidates Meetings The SPCCND will be hosting Provincial All Candidates Meetings for the ridings of Cambridge and Kitchener South Hespeler. Location: Sunbridge Hotel and Conference Centre, 200 Holiday Inn Drive, Cambridge (Map) Date:[...]
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Meet The Candidates – Kitchener Centre 6:00 pm
Meet The Candidates – Kitchener Centre
May 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Provincial Election June 2018 Up Close! Meet The Candidates This is not a debate – Let’s sit and talk! Housing – Health Care – Environment – Democratic Reform – Income Security Kitchener Centre May 23[...]
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Advance Polls
Advance Polls
May 26 – May 30 all-day
 
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Televised Leaders’ Debate 6:30 pm
Televised Leaders’ Debate
May 27 @ 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm
The broadcast consortium of CBC, CTV, Global, TVO, CPAC, and CHCH has so far scheduled one debate — on Sunday, May 27 at 6:30 p.m. at the CBC Broadcasting Centre. Source: Kathleen Wynne, Doug Ford,[...]
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Lutherwood Village All Candidates Panel Discussion 10:30 am
Lutherwood Village All Candidates Panel Discussion
May 28 @ 10:30 am – 11:45 am
The residents of Luther Village on the Park invite the candidates for the provincial electoral district to participate in a panel discussion to be held in the Great Hall at Luther Village on the Park,[...]
Green Party Politics at The Pub 3:00 pm
Green Party Politics at The Pub
May 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm
Hosted by Zdravko Gunjevic and Federation of Students – Feds Politics At The Pub | Facebook
Chamber of Commerce Candidate Election Forum: Riding of Kitchener South-Hespeler 4:00 pm
Chamber of Commerce Candidate Election Forum: Riding of Kitchener South-Hespeler
May 28 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
HAVE YOUR SAY… Chamber members are encouraged to submit questions to the provincial candidates to answer for the Provincial Riding of Kitchener South-Hespeler. Please forward your questions to Ian McLean, President & CEO, and/or Art[...]
Kitchener–Conestoga Meet the Candidates: Social Justice 6:00 pm
Kitchener–Conestoga Meet the Candidates: Social Justice
May 28 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Meet The Candidates session to discuss Social Justice issues: * Environment * Housing Strategy * Income Security * Health Care * Democratic Reform and more… Sponsored by: * Divest Waterloo * Council of Canadians *[...]
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Kitchener–Conestoga Chamber of Commerce debate 3:00 pm
Kitchener–Conestoga Chamber of Commerce debate
May 29 @ 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm
The Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce is hosting a candidate forum for the riding of Kitchener-Conestoga at the Woolwich Memorial Centre, 24 Snyder Avenue South in Elmira, on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 Jeff Pickel[...]
Meet The Candidates – Waterloo 6:00 pm
Meet The Candidates – Waterloo
May 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
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Provincial Election June 2018 Up Close! Meet The Candidates This is not a debate – Let’s sit and talk! Housing – Health Care – Environment – Democratic Reform – Income Security Kitchener Centre May 23[...]
Kitchener–Conestoga: New Hamburg Board of Trade debate 7:00 pm
Kitchener–Conestoga: New Hamburg Board of Trade debate
May 29 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
The New Hamburg Board of Trade is holding a moderated debate with prepared questions. https://nhbot.ca/
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Chamber of Commerce Candidate Election Forum: Riding of Waterloo 4:00 pm
Chamber of Commerce Candidate Election Forum: Riding of Waterloo
May 30 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
HAVE YOUR SAY… Chamber members are encouraged to submit questions to the provincial candidates to answer for the Provincial Riding of Waterloo. Please forward your questions to Ian McLean, President & CEO, and/or Art Sinclair,[...]
@FairvoteWRC Discussion Night 7:00 pm
@FairvoteWRC Discussion Night @ Community Meeting Room, Bread & Roses Co-op
May 30 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
On the last Wednesday of every month we meet in the Community Room in the Bread and Roses Cooperative Housing to discuss the latest news and politics of electoral reform. Sometimes we have presentations on[...]
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Chamber of Commerce Candidate Election Forum: Riding of Kitchener Centre 4:00 pm
Chamber of Commerce Candidate Election Forum: Riding of Kitchener Centre
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm
HAVE YOUR SAY… Chamber members are encouraged to submit questions to the provincial candidates to answer for the Provincial Riding of Kitchener Centre. Please forward your questions to Ian McLean, President & CEO, and/or Art[...]
SPCCND All Candidates Meeting for Cambridge 7:00 pm
SPCCND All Candidates Meeting for Cambridge
May 31 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Provincial All Candidates Meetings The SPCCND will be hosting Provincial All Candidates Meetings for the ridings of Cambridge and Kitchener South Hespeler. Location: Sunbridge Hotel and Conference Centre, 200 Holiday Inn Drive, Cambridge (Map) Date:[...]