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#PoliticsAside Candidates Discussion: What is Canada’s Role In Fighting Global Poverty?

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181 Roundhouse Mews
Vancouver, British Columbia

Come on for an evening of discussion on Canada’s role in fighting global poverty featuring federally nominated candidates from Vancouver ridings, hosted by Engineers Without Borders and ONE Campaign supported by Make Poverty History.

This evening is part of a national campaign called #PoliticsAside aimed at getting candidates to share their views about the role Canada ought to play in tackling global poverty this upcoming 42nd Parliament.

On September 29, we shall be listening to perspectives from different candidates across major political parties through a moderated roundtable discussion.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. Come join us!

List of confirmed participants(please note this list will be updated as we receive confirmations from nominated candidates):

  • Hedy Fry, Liberal Party, Vancouver Centre
  • Lisa Barrett, Green Party of Canada, Vancouver Centre
  • Constance Barnes, NDP, Vancouver Centre

Admission is FREE. Please register here.

Evening Schedule:

6:30pm: Opening
7:00pm: Discussion
8:30pm: Networking

Please note this venue is wheelchair accessible. For questions about this event please contact: