Two Grey-Bruce all-candidates meetings online

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All-candidates meetings in the Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound riding get started this evening, with a 7:30 p.m. online event hosted by the Grey and Bruce Federations of Agriculture.

The meeting will be available as a live stream on the Grey County Federation of Agriculture’s YouTube channel. People can submit questions by emailing grey@ofa.on.ca or bruce@ofa.on.ca.

In one week, on Tuesday, Sept. 14, an all-candidates meeting will be broadcast on Rogers TV and also be available on Facebook Live and YouTube. It is sponsored jointly by the Owen Sound, Meaford and Grey Highlands Chambers of Commerce.

Alex Ruff, MP for Bruce-Grey-Owen Sound, is the Conservative candidate, facing several rivals in the Sept. 20 federal election.

The Liberal Candidate is Anne Marie Watson of West Grey, who has worked with the Durham Hospital Foundation and been active in the Grey County Federation of Agriculture.

High school teacher Christopher Neudorf of Owen Sound is the candidate for the New Democratic Party. Michelle Lawrence, a Registered Practical Nurse, is the candidate for the Green Party. She lives in Owen Sound.

Former Southgate mayor Anna-Marie Fosbrooke is running for the People’s Party of Canada.

Reima Kaikkonen, also of Southgate, is running as an independent candidate. He is a farmer who also operated a workwear business Finn-Mark Sales and is involved with several Christian ministries.

Dan Little, who had announced his intention to run for the Libertarian party earlier, and was a candidate in 2019, did not file papers.

M.T. Fernandes, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, Dundalk Herald

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