All-candidates’ meetings for Prov. election

(Updated 27-April) CityHallWatch is receiving some notices of all-candidates MLA meetings leading up to the May 14 provincial election. This is absolutely NOT a complete list, but we will post what we receive, with the most immediate ones featured at the top, and more listed further below for the record. Got one? E-mail

NEXT UP (see details further below, including some radio appearances):

  • Britannia Forum for Mount Pleasant Candidates (Tuesday, April 30)
  • Vancouver-Fraserview Candidates, at University Women’s Club (Tuesday, April 30, 7 – 8:30 pm)
  • Quilchena Candidates’ Meeting, by Dunbar Residents’ Association (Tuesday, April 30)
  • Vancouver-Fraserview Candidates, at South Vancouver Neighbourhood House (Wednesday, May 1, 7-8:30 pm)
  • Ray-Cam Forum for Mount Pleasant Candidates (Thursday, May 2)

We also encourage readers to review “Candidates’ Commentaries” for the Metro Vancouver region in the Straight:

Also, has extensive election coverage (


Provincial Election Forum for Candidates from Vancouver–Mount Pleasant.
Poster download: Mount Pleasant Candidates (Britannia)
Location:   Britannia Secondary School Auditorium, 1001 Cotton Drive.
Time:  6:30 – 8:30 pm, Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Event sponsors: Britannnia Community Services Centre Society, Ray-Cam Co-operative
Association, Britannia Elementary Parent Advisory Committee, Britannia
Secondary Parent Advisory Committee, Grandview-Woodland Community
Policing Centre, Grandview-Woodland Area Council, Network of Inner City
Community Services Society, and OUR PLACE.


Dunbar Residents’ Association presents its 2013 BC Provincial Election
Tuesday, April 30, 2013, starting 7 pm
St. Philip’s Anglican Church, 3737 West 27 th Avenue
Bring Your Questions, Join Us There!

More info:


Provincial Election Forum for Candidates from Vancouver–Mount Pleasant (RayCam)
Poster download: Mount Pleasant Candidates (Raycam)
Location: Ray-Cam Cooperative Centre, 920 East Hastings Street
Time:  6:00 – 8:00 pm, Thursday, May 2, 2013
Organizer: Ray-Cam



2013 Provincial Election Candidates Meeting
Download poster: False Creek Residents Association, candidates mtg 24-Apr-2013
Wednesday, April 24, 2013,
7 to 9:30 pm
Creekside Community Centre, 1 Athletes Way
Sponsored by the False Creek Residents Association
Vancouver-False Creek Candidates:

  • James Filippelli, Your Political Party
  • Sam Sullivan, BC Liberal Party
  • Ian Tootill, BC Conservative Party
  • Matt Toner, BC NDP
  • Daniel Tseghay, Green Party
  • Salvatore J. Vetro, BC First Party


MLA debate hosted in Point Grey riding. Members of the Point Grey community are cordially invited to join candidates from all parties to a forum discussing issues of interest to our riding and the entire province.

  • Point Grey MLA Community Candidate Forum
  • St. James Community Square
  • 3214 West 10th Avenue (at Trutch Street)
  • Thursday, April 25, 2013
  • 6:00-8:30pm

Hosted by the Alma Mater Society (AMS) of UBC Vancouver, candidates from all parties represented in the Point Grey riding in the 2013 provincial general election will be on hand. After short opening statements, the candidates will be asked three moderated questions on transit, child care and postsecondary education. For the remainder of the evening, citizens will be given an opportunity to ask their own questions in person and online through social media, using the #vpg2013. Please note that the forum will be live-steamed through and

The forum is free and open to the public, but since seating is limited, participants are requested to register in advance on For more information, contact VP External Affairs, Tanner Bokor at or at 604 822-2050.


All Candidates’ Debate in West End
Poster download: West End Candidate Debate 25-April-2013
Organizers: Gordon Neighbourhood House, Central Presbyterian Church, West End Seniors Network and West End Residents Association
Location: Central Presbyterian Church, 1155 Thurlow St (Thurlow and Pendrell Street)
Time:  7:00 – 9:00 pm, Thursday, April 25, 2013

Topics: Affordability and other questions including in the campaign such as economic, health and immigration will be presented to the candidates.

Spencer Chandra Herbert, BC New Democratic Party.
Scott Harrison, BC Liberal Party
Jodie Emery, Green Party of BC
Mathew Kagis, Work Less Party of BC


Extracted from an e-mail from Liberal candidate Suzanne Anton for Vancouver-Fraserview. If she’s debating, presumably other candidates will be involved too.

Suzanne Anton will be taking part in the following candidate debates for the BC General Election:

Monday, April 29, 2013:
5 to 6 pm
FM 96.1 Fairchild Radio

Tuesday, April 30, 2013:
7 to 8:30 pm
University Women’s Club
1489 McRae Ave, Vancouver

Wednesday, May 1, 2013:
7 to 8:30 pm
South Vancouver Neighbourhood House
3076 East 49th Ave, Vancouver

Friday, May 3, 2013:
5 to 6 pm
AM 1470 Fairchild Radio


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