Bill C-51 and Rights of Canadians Focus of Candidates Forum
Prince George, B.C. – Bill C-51 and the rights of Canadians will be the focus of a candidates forum this evening at the College of New Caledonia.
Organized by the Stand Up for the North Committee, this “voting-centred” meeting means that both the candidates and voters will be able to make short presentations and exchange views on the the Conservatives controversial anti-terror legislation.
The forum will also include discussion on such issues as freedom of speech, the right to privacy, rights of indigenous peoples, internet an digital rights, citizenship rights, electoral rights as well as Bill C-13 (anti bullying) and Bill C-24 (citizenship bill).
The forum will run from 7-9pm in Room 1-306 and will be moderated by local author and travel writer Vivien Lougheed.
Candidates in the Cariboo-Prince George and Prince George-Peace River-Northern Rockies ridings have been invited to attend.