Conservative MP Russ Hiebert – who is not seeking re-election this year – fields a question at an all-candidates meeting in 2011.

Conservative MP Russ Hiebert – who is not seeking re-election this year – fields a question at an all-candidates meeting in 2011.

ELECTION 2015: Busy schedule of all-candidates meetings in South Surrey-White Rock

Local groups offer opportunities to hear platforms and answers firsthand from federal hopefuls

  • Sep. 17, 2015 5:00 p.m.

Want to know where South Surrey-White Rock candidates stand in the forthcoming federal election?

A wide range of upcoming all candidates meetings offer residents an opportunity to listen to candidates’ platforms and pose questions firsthand.

The Surrey Board of Trade, in partnership with Fraser Valley Real Estate Board, is hosting an all-candidates meeting Thursday, Sept. 24, 6-8 p.m. at Eaglequest Golf Course, 7778 152 St., with topics including plans to support business and industry, and also concerns on crime, transportation, international trade, social policy, environment, arts and health.

South Fraser Unitarians has announced a meeting for Tuesday, Sept. 29, 7-9 p.m. at Crescent United Church, 2756 127 St., with candidates discussing topics including climate change and end-of-life choices.

On Tuesday, Oct. 6, at 7 p.m. Peninsula Homeless to Housing Task Force has invited candidates to Grace Point Church, 3487 King George Blvd. to discuss their views on homelessness and housing.

The South Surrey White Rock Chamber of Commerce is planning an all-candidates debate but, at press time, further details were yet to be announced.

West Panorama Ridge Ratepayers Association is hosting a meeting Wednesday, Oct. 14, 7:30-9 p.m. at Colebrook United Church Hall, 5441 125A St. with particular emphasis on Panorama Ridge issues including trains and community security.

On Saturday, Oct. 17, 10:30 a.m. to noon the Canadian Federation of University Women’s White Rock-Surrey Club has organized a meeting at Mount Olive Lutheran Church Hall (2350 148 St.) with an emphasis on topics of interest to women – including education, trades and technology; affordable daycare; housing and accessible health care.

 

Just Posted

TEASER PHOTO ONLY
‘Stay-at-home mom’ works to raise $25K to help Options build housing in Surrey

Tammy Bourelle boosts ‘Women of Options’ fundraising campaign, which ends June 30

Surrey Libraries will host a series of free contests and programs for teenagers this summer. (Malin Jordan photo)
Surrey Libraries offering series of free summer programs for teens

Writing contests, virtual programs scheduled throughout summer

Emergency crews responded to a large truck fire under the Alex Fraser Bridge around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Christine Tobias/Twitter photo)
Dog dies in truck fire under Alex Fraser Bridge

No people were injured in blaze that consumed two semi-trucks around 8:20 p.m. on Thursday, June 17

Surrey City Hall. (File photo)
Surrey ranks eighth in Top-10 list of cities of the future in the Americas

This is according to the Financial Times’ fDi Magazine, a bi-monthly publication out of London, England with a circulation of 15,488

After weeks only being allowed to play against their fellow White Rock Tritons, teammates Cam Wright (left) and Chase Marshall (right) finally got to play other competition this week, when their respective teams faced off against the North Delta Blue Jays. (Aaron Hinks photo)
Multi-team schedule ‘what we’ve been waiting for,’ says White Rock Tritons general manager

BC Premier Baseball League releases summer schedule that includes games between associations

A small pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins pass by close to shore in Campbell River June 16, 2021. Still capture from video courtesy of Kimberly Hart
VIDEO: Dolphin sunset captured from Vancouver Island shore

Spectacular setting for view of travelling pod of Pacific white-sided dolphins

BC Lions running back John White IV (3) runs with the ball during first quarter CFL football action against the Ottawa Redblacks in Ottawa on Saturday, September 21, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/ Patrick Doyle
BC Lions file trademark for new logo

Canadian Football League team files for new design on June 1

The remains of the Mid-Island Co-op in Whiskey Creek along the Alberni Highway on Friday, June 18, after a blaze the day before devastated the gas station. (Michael Briones photo)
VIDEO: Camper van explosion burns Vancouver Island gas station to the ground

Nine fire departments responded to the incident, no injuries reported

The Montreal Police logo is seen in Montreal on Wednesday, July 8, 2020. Some Quebec politicians are calling for an investigation after a video was released that appears to show a Montreal police officer with his leg on a young Black man’s neck during an arrest. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Paul Chiasson
Probe called for after video appearing to show Montreal officer’s knee on Black youth’s neck

Politicians call for investigation after clip evokes memories of George Floyd incident

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

A vial of AstraZeneca vaccine is seen at a mass COVID-19 vaccination clinic in Calgary, Alta., Thursday, April 22, 2021. The website for a Broadway theatre showing "Springsteen on Broadway" said it would only allow guests "fully vaccinated with an FDA-approved vaccine" — Pfizer-BioNTech, Moderna or Johnson & Johnson. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh
No Springsteen for you: AstraZeneca not good enough to qualify for Broadway ticket

Victoria area mayor among those unable to attend New York entertainment due to COVID-19 restriction

Missing Abbotsford man Adam Hobbs was found deceased on Thursday evening (June 17).
Body of missing Abbotsford man Adam Hobbs found

Hobbs was reported missing Monday after leaving his job site in Langley

Audrey Inouye (right) with her two sons Kiyoshi McMillan (left) and Kaito McMillian drop off her milk to hospital volunteer Sylvia Hendel at a human milk depot on October 11, 2012. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Fraser Health appeals for breast milk after unexplained drop in donations

Give your breast milk and save newborn lives, the health authority is encouraging mothers

The BC Ferries’ website is down for the second time in one week from what they say is likely an overwhelming increase in web traffic. (Black Press Media file photo)
Surging web traffic crashes BC Ferries’ site again

Website down for second time this week

Most Read