Federal election candidates debate at UNB

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The UNB-SRC and GreenPAC are teaming up to put on 100 Debates for the Environment in the Saint John-Rothesay area.

100 Debates is a national initiative to organize inclusive, political, neutral, and environment- focused all-candidate debates in communities across Canada. (100 Debates on the Environment/100debates.ca)

100 Debates is a national initiative to organize inclusive, political, neutral, and environment- focused all-candidate debates in communities across Canada. On October 3, all over Canada, these debates will be taking place in over 100 ridings.

It will be at the Whitebone Longue on Thursday, October 3, from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m.

The moderator will be UNB political science professor Dr J.P. Lewis.

The candidates participating in this event will be Wanye Long of the Liberal Party, Ann McAllister of the Green Party, Armand Cormier of the New Democrat Party, Adam Salesse of the People’s Party, as well as independent candidates Stuart Jamison and Neville Barnett.

Rodney Weston of the Conservative Party declined to attend.

Everyone is welcome and light refreshments will be provided.

Emily is in her fourth year of Political Science. She loves studying and academics which follows into her research work. She's a stern black coffee drinker and is a proud Acadienne. When she's not working or doing school work, you can find Emily listening to 70s music on vinyl and watching Parks and Recreation. If you ask her about parliamentary institutions, she won't stop talking.