Election forums: Mark these dates on your calendar

The Oceanside Development and Construction Association hosts the first one on Wednesday

  • Oct. 21, 2014 1:00 p.m.

Candidates for mayor and council in both Parksville and Qualicum Beach will be in attendance for the first all-candidates forum of the election season this Wednesday at the Parksville Community and Conference Centre.

The Oceanside Development and Construction Association (ODCA) is hosting the event, which starts with Parksville candidates at

3:30 p.m., followed by Qualicum Beach candidates at 4:30 p.m. The ODCA said each candidate will be given up to three minutes for opening remarks, which will be followed by questions from ODCA members. The ODCA asks that if you would like to attend, please RSVP to the ODCA’s Denise Cameron at 250-594-7539 or e-mail odca@shaw.ca. Other forum dates include

Nov. 4 in Parksville (sponsored by The NEWS and the Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce — 7 p.m. at the PCCC) and Nov. 6 in Qualicum Beach (sponsored by The NEWS and the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce — 7 p.m. at the civic centre). — NEWS Staff