The Vancouver by-election to elect a new 9-member Board of Education will be held on Sat, October 14th.
(Advance voting will be held at City Hall on October 4th and 10th.)
The city has published information on all the 19 candidates who are running for the VSB Board. Their profile and contact information is available on the City of Vancouver website.
Alternatively, if you are able to attend one of the All Candidates Forums, the dates and locations are below:
By-Election All Candidates Forums
Forum - Oct 2
The Institute for Public Education is hosting an all Candidates Forum on Monday October 2, 2017, from 7:30-9:30pm at the Trout Lake Community Center in Vancouver. Candidates will be available for a question and answer session about their vision for the future of Vancouver schools.
Forum - Oct 3
Vancouver DPAC is holding an all Candidates Forum on Tuesday October 3, 2017, from 6:30-9:30pm at John Oliver Secondary School in Vancouver with Tracy Sherlock as moderator. This event is open to the public, but DPAC especially invites parents/guardians in the school district to attend. Admission is free.
PAN Questions for VSB Trustee Candidates
PAN is a Parent Advocacy Network for Public Education - www.panvancouver.ca
To help parents make an informed choice, PAN has asked all candidates the same 6 questions and will post their answers – which are due by October 1 – (or their lack of response) on the PAN website by October 4th to help voters make an informed choice.