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#PoliticsAside Edmonton Candidates Discussion: What is Canada's Role In Fighting Global Poverty?
On behalf of Engineers Without Borders and ONE Campaign supported byMake Poverty History, we'd like to invite you for an evening of discussion about Canada's role in fighting global poverty featuring federally nominated candidates from Edmonton ridings.
On September 30th, we shall be listening to perspectives from different candidates across major political parties through a moderated roundtable discussion. This evening is part of a national campaign called #PoliticsAsideaimed at getting candidates to share their views about the role Canada ought to play in tackling global poverty this upcoming 42nd Parliament. Come join us!
You'll have the chance to ask questions to candidates, interact with local organizations, and build relationships with others who want Canadian leadership in eradicating global poverty.
List of confirmed participants(please note this list will be updated as we receive confirmations from nominated candidates):
Eleanor Olszewski, Liberal Party, Edmonton Strathcona
Randy Boissonnault Liberal Party, Edmonton Centre
Gil McGowan, NDP, Edmonton Centre
Heather Workman, Green Party, Edmonton Griesbach
Please note this venue is wheelchair accessible. For questions about this event please contact Jason Clark: email@example.com
9828 101A Ave NW
Edmonton, AB T5J 3C6
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