Friday, October 21, 2011

Brentwood density a topic at all-candidates debate

The issue of density in the Brentwood area is becoming more prominent as municipal elections approach.  An all-candidates debate set up by the Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Association will include density in the Brentwood area as a topic of debate.  The debate will take place on Thursday November 3 at Gilmore Community School at 50 South Gilmore Ave with doors opening at 6:30pm and will end at 8:30pm.

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Burnaby residents will get the chance to hear from municipal candidates at allcandidates debates being set up by community groups in the next few weeks.
Burnaby Community Connections has organized an all-candidates meeting on Wednesday, Oct. 26 from 6 to 8: 30 p.m. at Stride Avenue Community School, at 7014 Stride Ave., for those candidates running for mayor and city council.
The organization has also set up an allcandidates meeting for those running for school board on Tuesday, Nov. 1, from 6 to 8: 30 p.m. at the Burnaby Association for Community Inclusion's office at 2702 Norland Ave.
The Burnaby Heights Neighbourhood Association has set up an all-candidates meeting on Thursday, Nov. 3 at Gilmore Community School, 50 S. Gilmore Ave. Doors open at 6: 30 p.m., and there will be a question-and-answer period from 7 to 8: 30 p.m.
Topics covered will include traffic, policing, parks and recreation, Brentwood redevelopment and density, according to the association.
Burnaby residents will be electing a mayor, eight councillors and seven school trustees in the election, which takes place on Saturday, Nov. 19.


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