Election panel: Kitchener-Conestoga candidates on transit and opioid crisis

Three provincial candidates from Kitchener-Conestoga were on The Morning Edition to discuss issues facing their riding.
Three candidates for the riding of Kitchener-Conestoga were part of the panel (from left) Progressive Conservative candidate Mike Harris Jr., NDP candidate Kelly Dick and Liberal candidate Joe Gowing. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)

Three candidates for the riding of Kitchener-Conestoga discussed transit and how the opioid crisis is impacting people in their riding during a provincial election panel on The Morning Edition on Wednesday.

The panel included Progressive Conservative candidate Mike Harris Jr., NDP candidate Kelly Dick and Liberal candidate Joe Gowing.

Listen to the full panel:

Three candidates in the riding of Kitchener-Conestoga discuss the issues important to local voters in this provincial election panel. 17:46

As of Wednesday at noon, Elections Ontario lists five candidates for the riding of Kitchener-Conestoga. The other two are Green Party of Ontario candidate Bob Jonkman and Libertarian candidate Daniel Benoy. The deadline for candidate nominations is May 17 at 2 p.m.

All week at 8:10 a.m., The Morning Edition is featuring an interview panel with local candidates from the five K-W ridings. Coming up:

  • Thursday: Kitchener South-Hespeler.
  • Friday: Cambridge.

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