ELECTION: Meet and listen to the candidates at these forums

Here's a list of the all-candidates meetings in the Parksville Qualicum Beach region

  • Oct. 30, 2014 4:00 p.m.

Those who can’t make it to the next all-candidates forum in Qualicum Beach on Tuesday night will be able to watch it the next day on their computers.

The Qualicum Beach Residents’ Association is hosting an all-candidates Forum starting at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 4 at the Qualicum Beach Civic Centre. The entire meeting can also be viewed the following day on the QBRA website (qbresidents.ca).

The all-candidates’ meetings are coming fast and furious in the remaining days before the Nov. 15 municipal election throughout the Parksville Qualicum Beach region. Here’s your guide (by electoral area):

Qualicum Beach (mayor and councillors): Tuesday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m., Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, hosted by the QBRA (see info above) • Thursday, Nov. 6, 7 p.m., Qualicum Beach Civic Centre, co-sponsored by the Qualicum Beach Chamber of Commerce and The NEWS • Monday, Nov. 10, 2 p.m. at The Gardens. Space is limited and The Gardens asks that you call to reserve a spot, 250-752-2818 (ext. 0).

Parksville (mayor and councillors): Tuesday, Nov. 4, 6:30 p.m., Parksville Community and Conference Centre, co-sponsored by the Parksville and District Chamber of Commerce and The NEWS (moderated by NEWS editor John Harding).

Nanoose Bay (Regional District of Nanaimo Area E): • Monday, Nov. 10, 7 p.m., Nanoose Place, co-sponsored by the Unified Residents Association of Nanoose Bay and The NEWS (moderated by NEWS editor John Harding).

Coombs/Errington (Regional District of Nanaimo Area F, plus school board candidates): Wednesday, Nov. 5, starting at 7 p.m. at the Bradley Centre (corner of Shearme Road and Alberni Hwy), hosted by the Arrowsmith Community Recreation Association.

Bowser/Deep Bay/Qualicum Bay/Spider Lake/Horne Lake (Regional District of Nanaimo Area H): Tuesday, Nov. 4, doors open at 6:30 p.m., starts at 7 p.m. at the Lighthouse Community Centre, hosted by the Mapleguard Ratepayers’ Association • Saturday, Nov. 8, doors open at 10 a.m. at Lighthouse Community Centre, hosted by the Lighthouse Country Business Association.

School District 69 Board of Trustees (Parksville/Qualicum seat and Coombs/Errington seat): Monday, Nov. 3, starts at 7 p.m. at Oceanside Elementary School gym, hosted by the District Parent Advisory Council.

— NEWS Staff