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Candidates Listening Session

Date: 
Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 5:30pm to 7:00pm
You are cordially invited to join candidates running in Greater Victoria in the May 9, 2017 Provincial Election for a discussion about important priorities for our region.
 
Candidates Listening Session
March 2, 2017 | 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.
Carson Hall in the Victoria Conference Centre
Moderated by Gregor Craigie
 
In a strong demonstration of collaboration, the Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce, City of Victoria, Downtown Victoria Business Association, Tourism Victoria and the Greater Victoria Harbour Authority have created key priorities for the next provincial government. These have been shared with the parties in advance.
  • Increase Affordable Housing
  • Improve Mental Health and Addictions Services
  • Complete Sewage Treatment
  • Create a Regional Transportation Commission
  • Complete Belleville Terminal Improvements
  • Develop Ogden Point and Establish Home Port Victoria
 
An invitation has been extended to all candidates running in Greater Victoria ridings:
  • Victoria-Beacon Hill
  • Victoria-Swan Lake
  • Oak Bay-Gordon Head
  • Saanich South
  • Saanich North and the Islands
  • Esquimalt-Metchosin
  • Langford-Juan de Fuca
 
Presented by:
• Paul Nursey, President and CEO of Tourism Victoria
• Lisa Helps, Mayor of City of Victoria
• Ian Robertson, CEO of Greater Victoria Harbour Authority
• Catherine Holt, CEO of Greater Victoria Chamber of Commerce
• Kerri Milton, Executive Director of Downtown Victoria Business Association
 
Cost to Attend: 
Free

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