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NDP leadership candidates to talk rural issues at forum

Sarah Elmeligi, NDP MLA for Banff-Kananaskis, will lead a "Rural Issues & Priorities" panel discussion with the Alberta NDP leadership candidates in Claresholm on April 13.
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Banff-Kananaskis MLA Sarah Elmeligi, pictured on March 27, 2022, will be leading the "Rural Issues & Priorities" forum. (GREG COLGAN RMO PHOTO)

Alberta NDP leadership candidates will be discussing rural issues in southern Alberta.

The "Rural Issues & Priorities" forum will be held in Claresholm on Saturday, April 13 from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. It will be hosted by the Livingstone-Macleod Alberta NDP constituency association and led by Sarah Elmeligi, MLA for Banff-Kananaskis.

The panel discussion is set to include all Alberta NDP leadership candidates: MLAs Jodi Calahoo Stonehouse, Kathleen Ganley and Sarah Hoffman, Alberta Federation of Labour leader Gil McGowan and former Calgary mayor Naheed Nenshi.

Leadership candidates have previously spoken with the Western Wheel about rural issues, including GanleyNenshi, McGowan and former candidate Rakhi Pancholi, who dropped out of the leadership race this week.

The panel discussion will be held at the Claresholm Community Centre. The Livingstone-Macleod Alberta NDP constituency association encourages attendees to email their ideas and suggestions before April 6 to [email protected].

Register for the event on the Alberta NDP website.

Amir Said

About the Author: Amir Said

Amir Said is a reporter and photographer with the Western Wheel.
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