All-candidates debates on Wednesday evening at UNBC

All-candidates debates for this region's two federal electoral ridings will be held at the University of Northern British Columbia on Wednesday evening.

Hosted by UNBC, the Prince George Chamber of Commerce, the UNBC Faculty Association and the Prince George Citizen, they will be held at the Canfor Theatre.

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It will start at 6:30 p.m. with candidates contending for Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies followed by those vying for Cariboo-Prince George starting at 8 p.m.

Both debates will last for an hour and 15 minutes with UNBC political science professor Gary Wilson moderating.

Running in Cariboo-Prince George are Tracy Calogheros ( Liberal), Todd Doherty (Conservative), Michael Orr (Independent), Mackenzie Kerr (Green), Heather Sapergia (New Democrat) and Jing Lan Yang (People's Party).

Running in Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies are Mavis Erickson (Liberal), Katherine Kendall (Green), Marcia Luccock (New Democrat), Rob Vaillant (People's Party) and Bob Zimmer (Conservative).

- An all-candidates forum for those in Cariboo-Prince George will also be held at College of New Caledonia on Wednesday, 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., in Room 1-306.

CNC Political Science instructor Chris Beach will moderate.

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