Morinville forum draws about 200 [AUDIO]


gib and rossPhotos by Lucie Roy

Sponsored by the Rotary Club of Morinville, the All Candidates Froum was attended by more than 200 residents who came to hear the candidates speak.

For the first part of the program the candidates drew numbers before hand for their speaking order and each was allowed three minutes to speak from the podium to the audience. Afterwards the candidates moved to individually assigned tables located around the hall and foyer and the public invited to meet the candidates at their table for three minutes. Rotary member Gib Boddez was sheriff and time keeper for the event. Boddez wore a large black hat which he removed with 30 seconds left for the speaker to finish their speech.

Mayoral candidate Christa Naughton was the only candidate not in attendance, having previously announced her intention to withdraw from the race due to health concerns.

Above left: Rotary member Gib Boddez was the timekeeper and Rotary member Garry Hodgins was the Chair for the All Candidates Forum held Tuesday night at the Morinville Community Cultural Centre.

Candidate Speeches Oct. 15 forum

Below are audio recordings of the 19 speeches from the Oct. 15 forum, divided by office sought and presented in order of speaker.

Mayoral speeches

Lisa Holmes

Sheldon Fingler

Carrie Foss

Council speeches

Wayne Gatza

Rob Ladouceur

Joseph Trapani

Brent Henry

Lawrence Giffen

David Pattison

Barry Turner

Brandy Keenleyside

Stephen Dafoe

Jennifer Laurence

James O’Brien

Brennan Fitzgerald

Ruth Shymka

Nicole Boutestein

Gord Putnam

Jackie Luker

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  1. Thank you for providing this for those of us that were unable to attend!

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