Selkirk Biz hosts election forum for Selkirk candidates

The Selkirk Biz hosts a 2018 municipal election forum for candidates for mayor and counillor at the Selkirk Comp on Oct. 4. Pictured: Selkirk councillor and incumbent Kelly Cook (middle) answers questions during the forum. Election day is Oct. 24. (Brook Jones/Selkirk Journal/Postmedia Network)

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The Selkirk Comp was the scene for the election forum for candidates for mayor and councillor in Selkirk on Oct. 4.

The Selkirk Biz hosted the two-hour forum.

Candidates running for mayor include Larry Johannson, Teresa Macumber and Ian Kathwaroon.

Candidates running for councillor include: John Buffie, Kelly  Cook, Chris Downey, Lorie Fiddler, April Hourie, Doug Poirier, Darlene Swiderski and Kim Wiebe. Six candidates are to be elected.

On Oct. 24, between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., polls will be open at the following locations:

  • Lutheran Hall – Poll 1 – Area of Manitoba Ave, including both sides of Manitoba Ave, to the North City Limits, from the Red River to the West City Limits, Woodlands development, all PTH No. 9 and Boundary Road
  • Robert Smith School – Poll 2 – Area south of Manitoba Ave, up to including both sides of Pacific Ave, from the Red River to West City Limits, excluding the Woodlands development.
  • Daerwood School – Poll 3 – Area south of Pacific Ave, up to and including both sides of Strathnaver Ave from the Red River to the West City Limits, not including Boundary Road.
  • Centennial School – Poll 4 – Area south of Strathnaver Ave, to the South City Limits, between the Red River & the West City Limits.

Identification may be required before voting.