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Provincial Election Candidates to Discuss Important Topics at Public Town Hall Event

Posted date: October 7, 2020

Vancouver, BC – S.U.C.C.E.S.S. and The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA) are co-hosting a town hall event with federal candidates on October 14, 2020, from 4:00 to 5:30pm.

Three candidates from the top three polling BC provincial political parties will be answering pre-selected questions, as well as queries submitted by the public, regarding the following topics: racism and hate crime, seniors care, economic recovery, affordability, health and safety, and the sustainability of charitable organizations and non-profits.

The town hall event will be moderated by Mike Klassen.

Confirmed candidate attendees:

  • British Columbia Liberal Party: Michael Lee for Vancouver-Langara
  • British Columbia New Democratic Party: George Heyman for Vancouver-Fairview
  • Green Party of British Columbia: Dr. Maayan Kreitzman for Vancouver-False Creek

Event:          Provincial Election Town Hall

Date:            Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Time:            4:00 to 5:30pm

Location:     Zoom

To submit questions to party candidates, and to RSVP, email [email protected] with the subject line “Pre-Election Town Hall.” Zoom links for attendance will be distributed within 24-36 hours ahead of this event. For further details, please call 604-622-4240 (CIJA) or call 604-408-7230 (S.U.C.C.E.S.S.).

About S.U.C.C.E.S.S.

Established in 1973, S.U.C.C.E.S.S. is one of the largest not-for-profit social service agencies in Canada. It provides comprehensive services in settlement, language training, employment, family and youth counseling, business and economic development, seniors care, housing and community development. For more information, visit

About the Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs (CIJA)

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs is a national, non-partisan, non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of Jewish life in Canada by advancing the public policy interests of Canada’s organized Jewish community. For more information, visit



Nico Slobinsky

Director, Pacific Region

The Centre for Israel and Jewish Affairs

Tel. 604-622-4240

Email. [email protected]