DEBATE – Fight Night, Ottawa-Centre All Candidates Debate
Make sure you show up to this fight night to make an informed decision this election season!
The Rideau River Residence Association in partnership with the Carleton Political Science Society is hosting the 1st Carleton, Ottawa-Centre All Candidates Debate. Moderated by David Akin Parliamentary Bureau Chief of Sun Media.
Want to ask a question?: Tweet at @RRRA_CU. Submissions must be in by September 21st
Debate starts at 6:00PM at the 2nd Floor Conference Room in Residence Commons.
Refreshments and light snacks will be provided.
About David Akin: Gemini Award-winning journalist David Akin covers Canadian federal and electoral politics and is currently the Parliamentary Bureau Chief for Sun Media. Akin has covered five federal elections and more than a dozen provincial elections. He has reported from several G8, G20, APEC, and other international summits of heads of government. Akin received a Gemini Award for his reporting while he was a correspondent for CTV National News and received a National Newspaper Award certificate of merit while working as a contributing writer for The Globe and Mail. His 30-year career in journalism also includes being a member of the inaugural staff at the National Post. Akin has long been one of Canada’s journalism pioneers when it comes to exploring ways to use digital media and computer-assisted tools for newsgathering and publishing. The Hill Times has named Akin as one of the 100 most influential people on Parliament Hill and he is one of just two individuals who are followed on Twitter by Stephen Harper, Thomas Mulcair and Justin Trudeau. A Montrealer by birth, Akin studied history at the University of Guelph. He lives near Ottawa with his wife and two children