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Chamber of Commerce Candidate Election Forum: Riding of Kitchener Centre
May 31 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm


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 Sinclair, VP Public Policy and Advocacy, at the Chamber.

Ian McLean – imclean@greaterkwchamber.com

Art Sinclair – asinclair@greaterkwchamber.com

If you are a Twitter user you can forward your questions to the Greater Kitchener Waterloo Chamber of Commerce Twitter account @GKWCC.

The Forum will be taped by Rogers for you to view from the comfort of your own home. Stay tuned for those details.

This Forum is open to the general public, seating is based on first come first serve.

Events Calendar

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: Kitchener South Hespeler: May 22nd
Cambridge: May 31st

Time: 7 pm-9 pm

Come out to hear your local candidates for the upcoming provincial election views on social issues and have the opportunity to ask your own questions.

Upcoming Events – Social Planning Council Of Cambridge and North Dumfries

Waterloo Region Community Legal Services @ Waterloo Region Community Legal Services
Jun 1 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm

Waterloo Region Community Legal Services have invited candidates to an event on indigenous issues.

Date: June 1

Time: 11am-2pm

Contact: Amanda Trites

Organization: Waterloo Region Community Legal Services

Issue: Indigenous issues

Ontario Provincial Election 2018
Jun 7 all-day

This is the date for the 42nd Ontario Provincial election

tFrom the Election Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. E.6 (revised 7 June 2017):

First Thursday In June

t(2) Subject to the powers of the Lieutenant Governor referred to in
subsection (1), general elections shall be held on the first Thursday
in June in the fourth calendar year following polling day in the most
recent general election. 2016, c. 33, s. 7.

More information on Wikipedia: Ontario general election, 2018