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Update: Here are all the upcoming election forums happening in Prince George

The date and time for the UNBC all-candidates forum has changed to Oct. 1, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
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Election signs on Queensway in Prince George.

Now that the fall election is getting closer, debates, forums and events are being scheduled to help voters make their decisions on October 15.

With six mayoral candidates and 20 council candidates, voters have a lot of new faces and names to get to know before general voting day.

Here is a round-up of all the election-related events taking place in the city:

Environmental and sustainability debate

This is an all-candidates debate that will focus on concerns about greenspace, climate change, pollution, environmental leadership, and sustainability standards for development in Prince George. It is sponsored by the UNBC faculty of environment, environmental and sustainability studies and the department of political science.  

Where: UNBC in the Canfor Theatre and online

When: Sept. 27 from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Mayor Forum at the Library

The Prince George Public Library is hosting a Mayor Forum which will see the six candidates take on various topics.

Where: Prince George Public Library Bob Harkins Branch and online

When: Sept. 28 at 6:30 p.m.

All Candidates Forum at UNBC

This forum will be moderated by UNBC professor Gary Wilson and Citizen publisher Curtis Armstrong. The forum is presented by UNBC, The Citizen, the Prince George Public Library and CKPG. The format for the forum will see each city councillor and mayoral candidate gets two questions and have up to two minutes to respond to each question. The date and time for this forum has changed, to avoid a conflict with a Prince George city council meeting on Oct. 3.

Where: UNBC in the Canfor Theatre and online

When: Oct. 1 at 1 p.m.

Candi-dating at the Prince George Public library

The Prince George Public Library will be hosting another event to help voters get to know the candidates in the upcoming municipal election.

Where: Prince George Public Library Bob Harkins Branch

When: Oct. 5 at 6:30 p.m.

All Candidates Forum at Omineca Arts Centre

Omineca Arts Centre is hosting an All-Candidates Forum on poverty, homelessness and the drug poisoning crisis.

Where: Omineca Arts Centre at 369 Victoria Street

When: Oct. 11 at 6 p.m.

Advanced polling starts on Oct 5, 6, 11 and 12 with General Election Day on Saturday Oct, 15.

CKPG News will also be airing two specials with Candidate Questions: The Mayoral Race airing Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. followed by Candidate Questions: City Council on Sept. 23 at 7 p.m.

If there is another election-related event happening in the city of Prince George that we may have missed, please let us know and email