On Oct. 22, from 3:30 to 5 p.m., the five Vancouver mayoral candidates will be at Langara College for a debate moderated by The Globe and Mail’s reporter Gary Mason. A panel consisting of Charlie Smith, editor at the Georgia Straight; Frances Bula, chair of the Langara department of journalism; Ash Kelly, journalism student, will ask the candidates questions that have been submitted by Langara students and reviewed by the moderators and panel members.
The debate participants include:
- Bob Kasting, Independent
- Kirk LaPointe, Non-Partisan Association (NPA)
- Gregor Robertson, Vision Vancouver
- Colin Shandler, Independent
- Meena Wong, Coalition of Progressive Electors (COPE)
Voice editors Lauren Collins and Renee Sutton will be liveblogging from the event. Tweet comments or questions @langaravoice.