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Winnipeg Mayoral Debate

Blog by Greg Hamilton, REALTOR® | October 7th, 2014

The WinnipegREALTORS® just released a Press Release that they are teaming up with ShawTV-Channel 9 in presenting Winnipeg’s FIRST 2014 televised mayoral forum this Thursday evening at the Franco Manitoban Cultural Centre. The following information is provided by the WinnipegREALTORS®. This should be an educational event that we all should watch or attend. It is our Winnipeg, let's make sure we know the candidates before casting your ballot!

"As community show producers, WinnipegREALTORS® have brought together a media panel which includes Bartley Kives, reporter at large for the Winnipeg Free Press; Marcy Markusa, morning host of CBC Information Radio, Colin Fast, Metro Winnipeg urban affairs reporter and  Peter Chura, anchor and producer of Global Winnipeg evening news, will act as the forum’s moderator. 

WinnipegREALTORS® have been engaged in mayoral debates in the last 5 civic elections. “…in deciding new civic leadership we feel it’s important that the community has a voice in deciding who that will be.” said Kourosh Doustshenas, chair of WinnipegREALTORS® Government Relations Committee. 

The LIVE debate features all 7 Mayoral Candidates and will incorporate Winnipeggers as ShawTV hits the streets asking the community for their questions. Viewers and audience members can participate in the program LIVE via twitter to @ShawTVWinnipeg and using the hashtag #YourMayor. Live tweets will be included in the broadcast.  

Your Mayor, the 2014 Winnipeg Mayoral debate will broadcast LIVE from the Franco Manitoban Cultural Center (340 Provencher Blvd.). Community members are invited to be part of the audience; doors open at 6:30, seating is limited.  Watch the LIVE debate on ShawTV channel 9 beginning at 7pm or online at globalnews.ca/Winnipeg."