Election panel: Waterloo candidates talk mental health for students, transit concerns

Three candidates for the riding of Waterloo joined The Morning Edition to discuss top issues, including transit and mental health supports for university students.
The panel included three Waterloo candidates (from left) Liberal candidate Dorothy McCabe, NDP candidate Catherine Fife and Progressive Conservative candidate Dan Weber. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)

Mental health supports for university students, transit and social housing were the top issues discussed by three candidates for the riding of Waterloo during a provincial election panel on The Morning Edition on Tuesday.

The panel included ​Progressive Conservative candidate Dan Weber, Liberal candidate Dorothy McCabe and NDP candidate Catherine Fife.

Listen to the full panel:

Three candidates in Waterloo discuss the issues important to local voters in a provincial election panel. 17:57

As of Monday at noon, Elections Ontario lists five candidates for the riding. Also running in Waterloo are Green Party of Ontario candidate Zdravko Gunjevic and Libertarian Andrew Allison. The deadline for candidate nominations is May 17 at 2 p.m.

All week at 8:10 a.m., The Morning Edition features an interview panel with three local candidates from K-W ridings:

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

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