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Calgary Centre candidates to discuss the future of public broadcasting

Nov 9, 2012

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Calgary (November 9, 2012) - Friends of Canadian Broadcasting will host a forum on the future of public broadcasting in Canada for candidates in the Calgary Centre by-election.

Candidates whose parties are represented in the House of Commons have been invited to participate as follows:

  • Joan Crockatt, Conservative
  • Harvey Locke, Liberal (participation confirmed)
  • Dan Meades, NDP (participation confirmed)
  • Chris Turner, Green Party (participation confirmed)

When: Monday, November 19th - 8:00 pm to 9:30 pm - Candidate Forum on the Future of Public Broadcasting in Canada

Where: Kahanoff Centre, 2nd floor, 105 12 Avenue Southeast

"We welcome the candidates' interest in the future of public broadcasting in Canada and the 1270 families who support Friends of Canadian Broadcasting in Calgary Centre are keen to know where the candidates stand," says Friends spokesperson Ian Morrison.

Friends has also launched a website at www.friends.ca/calgarycentre with an online petition to the candidates called We Vote CBC.

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For more information: Jim Thompson 613-447-9592