Election 2015: All-candidate forums coming up

Residents in Kelowna, Lake Country and West Kelowna will see an all-candidates meeting in each of their communities.

The Kelowna Chamber of Commerce was the first to announce an all-candidates forum last month, but other groups are now stepping up to host similar meetings.

The Kelowna Chamber event is Sept. 25, 7:30 a.m., at the Manteo Resort.

The forum at the Manteo Resort will include a buffet breakfast and networking session for the first half hour.

To register, visit www.kelownachamber.org or call 250-469-7350. Tickets must be purchased by 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 23

The Lake Country Chamber of Commerce will host an all-candidates forum for Kelowna-Lake Country candidates Wednesday, Oct. 7, 7 p.m., at Creekside Theatre, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Rd.

Free to the public, questions can be submitted prior to the forum at cep@lakecountrychamber.com to be asked at event.

Any questions that, due to time constraints, can’t be addressed at the forum will be posted on the chamber website and newsletter with responses.

The Sukwtemsqilxw West Kelowna Arts Council (SWAC) will present the arts and culture all-candidates forum on Saturday Sept. 26, 2 to 4 p.m., at The Heritage Retirement Residence in West Kelowna, 3630 Brown Rd.

Seating is free but limited, so register in advance to attend at eventbrite.com/e/all-candidates-forum-arts-and-culture-tickets-18467039412.