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Port Moody voters get more chances to hear from candidates

Port Moody voters will have to choose from 14 candidates for council, four for school trustee and two for mayor
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Port Moody council candidate Amy Lubik listens to a voter following an all-candidates meeting in the 2018 municipal election. Lubik, now an incumbent councillor, is one of 14 candidates running for six positions on council in this year's vote, to be held Oct. 15.

Port Moody voters will have opportunities to hear from the city’s candidates for mayor, school trustee and council  at two events hosted by the Residents of Pleasantside Ioco Communities Association (TROPICA).

Mayoral candidates Meghan Lahti and Steve Milani are set to participate in a debate, while school trustee candidates Ed Desaulniers, Nancy Johnston, Lisa Park and Zoe Royer will meet and greet residents, at Old Orchard Hall (646 Bentley Rd.) on Sept. 29, from 7 to 9:30 p.m.

On Oct. 6, from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., candidates four council will get the chance to debate the issues as moderated by Robert Simons, the president of the Port Moody Foundation.

There are 14 candidates running for six seats at city council. They are:

  • Samantha Agtarap
  • Richard Biedka
  • Dustin Chelen
  • Johann Contreras
  • Eric Davis
  • Diana Dilworth
  • Barbara Junker
  • Kyla Knowles
  • Amy Lubik
  • Haven Lurbiecki
  • Hunter Madsen
  • Callan Morrison
  • Dawn Slykhuis
  • David Stuart

The Tri-Cities Chamber of Commerce is also hosting an all-candidates debate for Port Moody voters on Sept. 28, 6:30 p.m., at the Inlet Theatre (100 Newport Dr.).

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