The Flin Flon and District Chamber of Commerce, Community Futures Greenstone and the City of Flin Flon sponsored an Election Speed Dating event at City Hall Council Chambers last night. 30 extremely interested voters attending met with the three candidates for Mayor and nine Candidates for City Council to pose their questions and discuss their concerns. Included in the topics raised were Council communicating with the community, role of the Mayor with the Provincial and Federal governments, steps being taken to reduce loitering on Main Street, assisting homeless people, keeping people in our community, getting those who leave for education to come back and what jobs will be available for them, attracting new businesses and industry to our community, the need for seniors housing, promoting all we have in this area to increase tourism, the future of the pool and the zoo and maintaining present facilities, funding for the local facilities when used by people living outside of the community, upgrading our roads and strengthening the west east corridor between Alberta and Manitoba to Churchill.
Election Day is October 26th with an advance poll October 19th will all polling stations located in City Hall Council Chambers open from 8 am to 8 pm.
You can ask your questions for the candidates for Mayor on a CFAR phone in show Monday October 24th at 5:15 pm.