September 28, 2018
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DTES All Candidates Debate 2018


Vancouver, BC, Unceded Coast Salish Territories – The Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) and the Carnegie Community Centre Association (CCCA) are hosting an All-Candidates’ debate today, Friday, September 28th. This event will focus on issues facing Vancouver's Downtown Eastside, Chinatown, and Hogan's Alley community.

Media are invited to observe, however, filming and photographs of the audience and Carnegie Community Centre is not allowed. Filming photographs of candidates are allowed, as well as shots of individuals with consent. 

Attend the event to hear DTES residents and organizations ask candidates questions on their community. 

When: Friday, September 28 at 2:30 pm
Where: Theatre, Carnegie Community Centre, 401 Main Street, Vancouver

Confirmed mayoral candidates:
Kennedy Stewart - Independent
Hector Bremner and the Yes Vancouver Team
Shauna Sylvester - Independent
David Chen
ProVancouver Mayor Candidate

Confirmed city council candidates:
Pete Fry for Vancouver – Green Party of Vancouver
Jean Swanson for Vancouver City Council - COPE
Brandon Yan for Vancouver City Council - One City
Rebecca Bligh - NPA 
Elishia Perosa - Vancouver 1st

Sarah Blyth - Independent
Spike Peachey - Independent
Ken Sim and the NPA Team 

Diego Cardona - Vision Vancouver

Accessibility Info:
- ASL interpretation has NOT been secured for this event
- Wheelchair accessible 
- Trans-inclusive washrooms
- Coffee, juice, light refreshments served
Please email for questions regarding accessibility. 

This event and our ongoing work
takes place on the occupied and stolen territory of the xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) and səl̓ilwətaɁɬ (Tsleil-Waututh), and the Sḵwx̱wú7mesh Úxwumixw (Squamish) nations.

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About Carnegie Community Action Project
The Carnegie Community Action Project (CCAP) is a project of the board of the Carnegie Community Centre Association. CCAP works mostly on housing, income, and land use issues in the Downtown Eastside (DTES) of Vancouver so that the area can remain a low-income friendly community. CCAP works with English speaking and Chinese speaking DTES residents in speaking out on their own behalf for the changes they would like to see in their neighbourhood. 

Media Contact
Lenée Son, CCAP Coordinator
Phone: 604-828-7183

Our mailing address is: 
Carnegie Community Action Project
401 Main Street, Unceded Coast Salish Territory
Vancouver, BC V6A 2T7

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