The nomination period for the municipal election is now over

Abbotsford council hopefuls set for all-candidates meeting

Event at Ag Rec Building will allow the public to personally ask questions of those running.

The 18 men and women running for Abbotsford council will be at the Ag Rec Building tonight for an all-candidates meeting with a twist.

The event, hosted by three local business groups, will give each candidate time for a brief introduction, then sit them down at tables – two to a site – to be personally grilled by voters. Every 10 minutes, voters will be asked to move on to the next table. It’s hoped the format will give the audience time to get familiar with all of those running for office.

The event begins at 7 p.m. and is hosted by the Abbotsford Chamber of Commerce, Fraser Valley Indo-Canadian Business Association and the Fraser Valley Real Estate Board.

Each candidate will also be sent a list of eleven questions. Answers will be distributed at the meetings and on the chamber’s website, at abbotsfordchamber.com/news.

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