Election 2014: Coldstream candidates gather

District of Coldstream: Residents can meet candidates at the Women’s Institute Hall Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

The Coldstream Ratepayers’ Association is giving residents an opportunity to get to know their candidates prior to the election.

There will be an informal gathering at the Women’s Institute Hall Thursday from 7 to 9 p.m.

Candidates will each say a few words about themselves and their priorities for Coldstream in the upcoming term, followed by a limited question/answer period.

Afterwards, refreshments will be available and the audience will have a chance to mingle and meet the candidates.

There are seven candidates, each seeking one of the six seats on council.

The candidates are newcomer Shane Hillman, former councillor Glen Taylor and incumbents Pat Cochrane, Doug Dirk, Richard Enns, Gyula Kiss and Peter McClean.

Mayor Jim Garlick has been acclaimed.

This is the final forum for Coldstream candidates prior to the Nov. 15 election.