Incumbent MLA Scott Fraser meets with district returning officer Ann Chandler after opening his campaign office last month.

BC Election 2013: All candidates meetings start next week

Three all-candidates’ meetings have been organized in the Alberni Valley next week.

Three all-candidates’ meetings have been organized in the Alberni Valley next week so residents can get to know the three candidates running for election in the Alberni-Pacific Rim provincial riding.

Scott Fraser is the NDP incumbent in the riding. He has been in office since 2005.

Alberni Valley businessman Darren DeLuca is running for th BC Liberals in his first campaign.

Enid Mary Sangster-Kelly, who lives in the Parksville-Qualicum area, will run for the BC Conservative Party.

Monday, May 6 the Nuu-chah-nulth Tribal Council and Tseshaht First Nation will host an all-candidates meeting for Nuu-chah-nulth eligible voters, 7 p.m. at the Tseshaht Administration Building, 5091 Tsuma-as Dr.

The Port Alberni and District Labour Council and chamber of commerce jointly present the community all-candidates’ meeting on Tuesday, May 7 from 7–9 p.m. at the Best Western Barclay Hotel, in the banquet room. There will be an open mic for questions.

On Thursday, May 9 Alberni District Secondary School will host its annual election forum, run by Anne Ostwald’s Civic Studies 11 class, beginning at 9 a.m. in the school theatre. The event is open to the public.

The provincial election will be held Tuesday, May 14.

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