Murray Rankin
NDP

The former MP for Victoria is running in Oak Bay-Gordon Head. Mr. Rankin is a lawyer and taught Law at the University of Victoria.

Jenn Neilson
Green Party

A civil servant in the education, arts and culture sectors, and founder of an arts festival, Jenn Neilson is the candidate for Victoria Beacon Hill.

Jordan Reichert
Ind.

Deputy leader of the Animal Protection Party of Canada, Jordan Reichert is an independent candidate for Victoria-Beacon Hill.

Florian Castle
Communist party

Florian Castle is the communist party candidate for Oak Bay - Gordon Head

OBJECTIve

Radio Victoria and the Société francophone de Victoria are organizing an  all-candidate debate for the upcoming provincial election.

The goal is to offer the main parties the opportunity to present their platform and allow francophones in Greater Victoria to ask candidates questions which are a priority for them.

STRUCTURE

The debate will be divided into four parts:

– Candidates’ opening statements (2 minutes each)

– Questions from the moderator on housing, the pandemic crisis and the opioid crisis (20 minutes)

– Questions from the moderator on the Francophonie, education in French (french first language and immersion), and the Arts and culture sector (20 minutes)

– Questions from the audience (15 min)

Candidates will be able to participate in the official language of their choice.

All questions will be asked in French and English.

Some of the candidates will be participating via Zoom.