Weyburn Chamber to hold All Candidates forum online

The Weyburn Chamber of Commerce is announcing the confirmed candidates will be in attendance for the All Candidates Forum for the riding of Weyburn-Big Muddy on Thursday, Oct. 15for the Provincial Election to be held Oct. 26.

The following candidates have been invited to attend the forum: Saskatchewan Party candidate, Dustin Duncan; New Democratic Party candidate, Regan Lanning; and Buffalo Party candidate, Collin Keith.

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“The Chamber is dedicated to providing an opportunity for all parties to express their views,” said Executive Director, Twila Walkeden. “The format of the event has changed to accommodate COVID-19 gathering restrictions.”

The event will commence at 7 p.m. and is not open to the public to attend, but it will be broadcast live on Access Now YouTube channel, Access Communications Facebook page and the Access Communications website.

Candidates will entertain questions posed by both Chamber members and the public. Members of the Weyburn Chamber of Commerce and the public are encouraged to submit their questions to the following email address: admin@weyburnchamber.com.

Alternatively, call the Chamber’s office at (306) 842-4738 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. weekdays to submit your question. Questions will be taken live during the event via the email address only.

The Chamber’s purpose in providing this forum is to facilitate a respectful dialogue between candidates. This is not considered an atmosphere for debate. Candidates will not be given an opportunity to debate issues with their fellow candidates.

They will be simply responding to the questions posed to them within a given time frame. Again, the event is not open to the public and will take place at 7 p.m. on Oct. 15. Go to the Weyburn Chamber website at www.weyburnchamber.com for more information on how you can watch the forum via the Access Communications live broadcast.