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Vote for the Arts!

By admin | October 11, 2018

It’s almost time to vote! Do you know what Vancouver’s municipal candidates think about arts and culture and its impact on the economy, education, health and well being, and society? Find out this Monday, October 15 at the Museum of Vancouver.

Moderated by Fascinator Management’s Dani Fecko, the debate will focus on funding for arts grants and arts infrastructure in Vancouver.

What do these politicians have to say about arts and culture in Vancouver? Top row, left to right: Heather Deal, Vision Vancouver; David Chen, Pro Vancouver; Anne Roberts, COPE; Fred Harding Vancouver First. Bottom row, left to right: Ken Sim of the NPA; independent Mayoral Candidate Kennedy Stewart, independent Mayoral Candidate Shauna Sylvester, Hector Bremner, Yes Vancouver.

What do these politicians have to say about arts and culture in Vancouver? Top row, left to right: Heather Deal, Vision Vancouver; David Chen, Pro Vancouver; Anne Roberts, COPE; Fred Harding Vancouver First. Bottom row, left to right: Ken Sim of the NPA; independent Mayoral Candidate Kennedy Stewart, independent Mayoral Candidate Shauna Sylvester, Hector Bremner, Yes Vancouver.

Confirmed panelists include:
Yes Vancouver Mayoral Candidate Hector Bremner
Vancouver First Mayoral Candidate Fred Harding
Independent Mayoral Candidate Kennedy Stewart
Independent Mayoral Candidate Shauna Sylvester
Coalition Vancouver Mayoral Candidate Wai Young
Independent Mayoral Candidate Gölök Buday
Independent Mayoral Candidate Sean Cassidy
Vision Vancouver Council Candidate Heather Deal
Green Party Council Candidate Pete Fry
COPE Council Candidate Anne Roberts
NPA Party Council Candidate Lisa Dominato
OneCity Council Candidate Brandon Yan
ProVancouver, Parks Board Candidate Rick Hurlbut

Make your voice heard as an advocate for a creative society! Attend this event and challenge your candidates to make arts, culture, and heritage a critical component to serving our city.

For more information, and to register for the free event on Monday, October 15 from 5-7:00pm at the Museum of Vancouver, click here.

Not voting in Vancouver? ArtsVoteBC has reached out to candidates running in all municipalities and you can find responses to the Candidates’ Survey here.

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