FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Victoria (November 7, 2012) - Friends of Canadian
Broadcasting will host a forum on the future of public broadcasting in Canada
for candidates in the Victoria by-election.
Candidates whose parties are represented in the House of
Commons have been invited to participate as follows:
Donald Galloway, Green Party (participation
Dale Gann, Conservative Party
Murray Rankin, NDP (participation confirmed)
Paul Summerville, Liberal Party (participation
November 20th, 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Towers Hotel, East Harbour Ballroom, 345 Quebec Street
"We welcome the candidates' interest in the future of public
broadcasting in Canada and the 3259 families who support Friends of Canadian
Broadcasting in Victoria are keen to know where the candidates stand," says
Friends spokesperson Ian Morrison.
Friends has also launched a website at www.friends.ca/victoria with an online petition to the candidates called We Vote CBC.
For more information: Jim Thompson 613-447-9592