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Thursday, March 9 • 7:00pm - 9:00pm
All Candidates Forum

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BC 2030 is a province-wide initiative that looks to the UN Sustainable Development Goals as an opportunity for BC to demonstrate provincial leadership on global issues. It is an invitation to think differently. The current election cycle presents an opportunity for communities and candidates to move to action on the global goals they are feeling the impact of locally - from poverty and inequality to climate change and renewable energy development. There is a space and a need right now for innovative leadership in Canada and across the provinces on achieving these goals and BC has an opportunity to lead the way. The 17 global goals aim to address the world's environmental, social, economic, and security challenges while recognising every country's and all people's responsibility to contribute to solutions.

This forum will touch on relevant issues that are imapacting the people of the City of Kamloops (and surrounding regions), tying back to the Global Goals and learning how our candidates are going to implement the SDG's if elected. 

Confirmed candidates attending the forum:

Beat Klossner - Communist Party/ South Thompson

Peter Kerek- Communist Party/ North Thompson

Barb Nederpel - NDP/ North Thompson

Nancy Bepple - NDP/South Thompson

Dan Hines - Green Party/North Thompson

Donovan Cavers - Green Party/South Thompson

* The Liberal party candidates have confirmed that they will not be in attendance at this event due to scheduling conflicts and prior commitments. 

Seating is limited and on a first come first served basis. (Approx. 600 seats available)   

Speakers
avatar for Cindy Ross Friedman

Cindy Ross Friedman

Dr. Cynthia Ross Friedman was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, where she later obtained her B.Sc. (Hons.) and Ph.D., both in Botany.  In 2004, she moved to Kamloops to take on an Assistant Professor position in the Department of Biological Sciences at The University College of the Cariboo as it was transitioning to Thompson Rivers University.  She was promoted twice and is now a Full Professor.  She holds several national research... Read More →




Thursday March 9, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm
Grand Hall, Campus Activity Centre 900 McGill Road

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