A local business enterprise organization is gearing up to hold a forum that could showcase Winnipeg’s next mayor.
Chambre de commerce francophone de Saint-Boniface (CCFSB) will host a mayoral candidate debate luncheon on Wed., June 18 at the Norwood Hotel (112 Marion St.) from 11:45 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The debate will be moderated by CCFSB’s president Robert Tétrault.
At press time, mayoral candidates Brian Bowman, Robert-Falcon Ouellette, Paula Havixbeck, Gord Steeves, Michael Vogiatzakis, and Judy Wasylycia-Leis had confirmed their attendance at the luncheon.
"The Francophone Chamber of Commerce of St. Boniface is proud to host the first mayoral candidate debate of this election," said the chamber’s CEO Matt Allard.
"Our members and future members look forward to hearing the candidates’ vision for Winnipeg in their responses at this event."
The upcoming municipal election in Winnipeg is scheduled to be held on Wed., Oct. 22.
For more information about the chamber or the debate, go online at ccfsb.mb.ca