TERRACE- As a part of the province wide Rock the Vote BC campaign, the Northwest Community College Students’ Union is hosting events for students to meet the candidates for Skeena and for candidates to hear concerns and respond to questions from NWCC students and faculty.
Rock the Vote BC - Skeena Riding All-Candidates Forum and Social
NWCC Terrace Campus
Wednesday April 10, 2013
12:00 to 1:00 PM Debate
1:00 to 2:00 PM BBQ & Social
Room 2001 Cafeteria Building
At this time Mike Brousseau, BC Conservatives, and Robin Austin, BC New Democratic Party, have each confirmed. Carol Leclerc, BC Liberals, had initially confirmed but has since said that she is not available to attend the event due to her work schedule. NWCCSU will be showing a three minute video prepared by Carol Leclerc during the event.
Some of the issues that will be discussed include: tuition fees, student debt, provincial funding, transit and tankers.
The Students’ Union at NWCC has registered over 250 new student voters this semester.
You can register online at www.rockthevotebc.com
– this will save you time on election day and ensure the voting opportunities and polling locations list is mailed to your home before election day, May 14 2013.
This event is primarily organized for NWCC students and faculty; however, the event will be open to the public. Students and faculty will have priority during the time allotted for questions from the floor.
NWCCSU represents nearly 1500 students in Trades, University Credit and adult basic education programs at NWCC campuses in Prince Rupert, Terrace, Kitimat, Hazelton, Smithers and Houston.