2015 Federal Election Debate

Once again, your BHCA is hosting a debate in our (newly redefined borders) riding!

When: Oct. 7, 2015
Time: 7:00pm
Location: Colonel By Cafetorium (2381 Ogilvie Rd, Gloucester, ON K1J 7N4, Canada)

This event is free to all BHCA members (and students with Student ID) and $10/couple cover for non-members. If you’re not yet a member, please sign up as soon as possible here:

UPDATE: Entry is now free to everyone, but we’d really appreciate it if you signed up as a member:

http://www.BHCA.ca/membership/

There will also be a sign-up table at the debate.

Candidates

There are now 6 officially registered candidates:

  1. Mauril Belanger (Confirmed attendance)
  2. Coreen Corcoran (Confirmed attendance)
  3. Nira Dookeran (Confirmed attendance)
  4. Christian Legeais (Confirmed attendance)
  5. David Piccini (Confirmed attendance)
  6. Emilie Taman (Confirmed attendance)

 

Submit your question(s) to them below:

Name:
Question for the candidates:
Are you a member of the BHCA:
Are you a SPAMMING robot?:

 

Below are the rules:

Doors open at 6:00pm for membership sign-up. Debate starts at 7:00pm.

Format of the meeting:

  • Welcome message and rules
  • Candidates – 120 seconds introductory speech each
  • Candidates – Pre-selected questions with 90 seconds per candidate each to respond.
  • Candidates – 30 second follow-up after each candidate has answered
  • Candidates – 60 seconds closing statements
  • If there is remaining time between the end of these questions and 9:30pm, we will add in more pre-selected questions.
  • The order will be determined at random by drawing numbers from a hat at the event immediately prior to the meeting.

Pre-selected questions will be chosen from among the submitted questions from the form below, as well as others that the BHCA executive choose.

Longer form format/rules:

  1. Between 6:00pm and 7:00pm the doors will be open for membership sign-ups, cover charges (for non-members), and seating.
  2. Between 6:30 and 7pm names will be drawn for the speaking order for the questions. This will also be the seating order.
  3. At 7pm the candidates will sit down at the front.
  4. The president of the BHCA will introduce the event, the moderator and the time-keeper.
  5. Each candidate will be given 120 seconds to introduce themselves in the order from the draw
  6. The first question will be asked, and the candidates will answer in the order from the draw, within 90 seconds
  7. After all candidates have answered the first question, they will each be given 30 seconds, in the order from the draw, to rebut or reply
  8. The second question will be asked, and the candidates will answer in the order from the draw starting from the second person, within 90 seconds
  9. After all candidates have answered the second question, they will each be given 30 seconds, in the order from the draw starting from the second person, to rebut or reply
  10. It will continue this way until 9:30pm (or 10:00pm if needed)
  11. Candidates will be given 60 seconds to give closing statements.
  12. No candidate will receive the questions ahead of the event.
  13. Candidates may hand out literature (and campaign) inside the school, except inside the Cafetorium. We ask that no candidate campaign on the school grounds outside.
  14. No signs or banners are to be present in the Cafetorium

 

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