All candidates’ nights to be held in several Manitoulin municipalities


MANITOULIN—Electors in several Manitoulin Island municipalities will have the opportunity to attend All Candidates events and see or hear people seeking public office in the October 24 election.

Tehkummah’s event is tonight, Wednesday, September 28, 7 to 10 pm at the Tehkummah Hall. Light refreshments are included.

The same evening (Wednesday, September 28) in Manitowaning at Assiginack Public School and beginning at 6:30 pm, The Southeast Manitoulin Lions Club is inviting Assiginack voters to meet all of their candidates seeking elections.

A week later, on Wednesday, October 5, Gore Bay electors can meet their candidates in the running for council and school board at the Community Hall, beginning at 7 pm.

The next day, on Thursday, October 6, Billings Township’s all-candidates event will be held at the Park Centre in Kagawong, starting with an informal meet and greet, 6:30 pm to 7 pm followed by formal candidates’ presentations from 7 to 8 pm and then an hour of question-and-answer time, 8 to 9 pm with closing remarks at 9:30 pm.

Central Manitoulin candidates had an opportunity to meet the public in Mindemoya on Monday, September 26.

However, in Sandfield Ward (Ward 3 in Central Manitoulin) voters still have the opportunity to meet the candidates seeking office in their own ward, plus the mayoral candidates, at two events scheduled for this weekend: Friday, September 30 at the Spring Bay Hall from 6:30 to 7:30 pm and then again in Sandfield, at the Sandfield Hall, on Sunday, October 2, from 3:30 to 4:30 pm.