NORTH BATTLEFORD - The Battlefords Chamber of Commerce has confirmed they are hosting a federal election all-candidate's forum on Sept. 8.
The venue is Western Development Museum and the event will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. that evening in Heritage Hall. The event will feature the candidates from Battlefords-Lloydminster running in the Sept. 20 election.
The format will include written questions from the floor, allowing the public the opportunity to bring a prepared question or to write a question on cards that are supplied. The Chamber is encouraging those who cannot attend to send their questions in to the Chamber prior to the event.
The Chamber's Vice-Chair Derek Schmidt will serve as host and members of the board will serve as moderators for the question period.
It is not known at this point how many candidates have confirmed their attendance for the forum. In a news release, the Chamber states all candidates will be invited and they anticipate the majority will be in attendance.
As of Monday morning, Elections Canada has confirmed that candidates that have filed in Battlefords-Lloydminster include Conservative incumbent Rosemarie Falk, Liberal Larry Ingram, New Democrat Erik Hansen, Maverick Ken Rutherford, the People's Party's Terry Sieben and the Green Party's Kerri Wall.