Collingwood
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705-445-0221
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Municipal All Candidates Meeting

Wednesday, October 1, 2014 4:00pm - 10:45pm
Location: 490 Ontario Street

On Wednesday October 1st, the Collingwood Chamber of Commerce along with Big Screen FX, The Collingwood Connection, Rogers TV, 97.7 The Beach, The Enterprise Bulletin and 95.1 The Peak will be holding an All Candidates Meeting for the Collingwood Municipal Election.
The Royal Canadian Legion Br. #63 has kindly donated the venue which is located at 490 Ontario Street, Collingwood
All Candidates will/have been invited to participate in the event.

Due to the number of Candidates we will be holding two separate All Candidates Meeting:
1. Councillors - 
Start time 4pm to 6pm
2. Mayor and Deputy Mayor - Start time 7pm to 9pm.

Please remember sitting is limited!

All Councillor Candidates Itinerary

• Candidates are not allowed to put up or display signs of any kind on the Legion property or inside the Legion.
• Candidates are permitted to pass out handouts or place them on chairs but you have  to pick up all of your material that is left over following the All Candidates Meeting.
• 3:30pm   Draw for order of speaking 
• 3:45pm   All Councillor candidates to have a Pre-show meeting with Chamber of Commerce GM/CEO Trish Irwin to discuss how the event will take place.
• 4:00pm –SHARP- All Candidates Meeting to begin.
1. Each Councillor candidate will have up to 2 minutes to speak.
a) Moderator will raise his hand at the 30 seconds left mark for the candidate to wrap it up.
b) At the agreed time the Moderator will lower his hand and interrupt the candidate.
• Following Opening remarks each of the five Media Panel representatives will each ask a question to a candidate.  You will have 1 minutes to answer the question if it was posed to you then the remaining candidates will have 1 minute for rebuttal if you choose to rebut.
• Each Councillor Candidate will have 1 minute for closing remarks.

All Mayor & Deputy Mayor Candidates Itinerary

• Candidates are not allowed to put up or display signs of any kind on the Legion property or inside the Legion.
• Candidates are permitted to pass out handouts or place them on chairs but you have  to pick up all of your material that is left over following the All Candidates Meeting. 
• 6:30pm   Draw for order of speaking 
• 6:45pm   All Mayor & Deputy Mayor candidates to have a Pre-show meeting with Chamber of Commerce GM/CEO Trish Irwin to discuss how the event will take place.
• 7:00pm –SHARP- All Candidates Meeting to begin.
1. Each Mayor & Deputy Mayor candidate will have up to 5 mins to speak.
a) Moderator will raise his hand at the 30 seconds left mark for the candidate to wrap it up.
b) At the agreed time the Moderator will lower his hand and interrupt the candidate.
• Following Opening remarks each of the five Media Panel representatives will each ask a question alternating between Mayor, Deputy Mayor, Mayor, Deputy Mayor, and then Mayor.  You will have 2 minutes to answer the question if it was posed to you then the remaining candidates in your race will have 1 minute for rebuttal.
• Following the Media Panel question period each Mayor & Deputy Mayor candidate can ask a question to a fellow candidate of their choice in their race.   That candidate will get 2 minutes to respond to the question, followed by a 1 minute rebuttal of those in that race.  We will run thru this process twice.
• Each Mayor & Deputy Mayor will have 1 minute for closing remarks

Please note, for safety reasons, signs and props will not be allowed inside the Royal Canadian Legion.

For more information contact the:
Trish Irwin - GM/CEO
Collingwood Chamber of Commerce
email: info@collingwoodchamber.com
phone: 705-445-0221

This event will be streamed on the internet by Big ScreenFX at: http://www.bigscreenfx.com/election.html  and will be broadcast on Rogers TV on Sunday Oct. 4th at 8:00am.

Contact: Trish Irwin
Email: info@collingwoodchamber.com
Website: http://www.bigscreenfx.com/election.html

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