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B.C.'s party leaders face off in televised debate Tuesday

Last Updated Oct 12, 2020 at 11:30 pm PDT

Summary

The leaders of the B.C. Liberals, NDP, and Greens will face off in a televised debate on Tuesday

The debate comes just less than two weeks ahead of election day in B.C.

VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The B.C. leaders of the NDP, Liberals, and the Green Party will be facing off in a debate the day after Thanksgiving.

With the provincial election looming, John Horgan, Andrew Wilkinson, and Sonia Furstenau will have 90 minutes on Tuesday to answer questions about current issues and go head to head on topics that matter to B.C. voters.

The televised debate will be moderated by Shachi Kurl, president of the Angus Reid Institute.

British Columbians are headed to the polls on Oct. 24, but thousands of people have already opted to vote by mail amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Oct. 13 debate will allow time for British Columbians who wish to cast their ballot by mail ahead of general voting day.

The debate is presented by the British Columbia Broadcast Consortium. It will not feature a live audience and COVID-19 protocols will be in place.

You can catch the debate starting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday on our website, on Citytv, as well as on OMNI Television.

You can also find all the election-related news you need in the lead up to election day on our B.C. Votes 2020 page.