Cambridge federal election candidates discuss cost of living, opioid crisis

Five people who are running for the Parliamentary seat in Cambridge in this fall's federal election joined The Morning Edition on Monday to discuss the issues important to the voters in their area.
Five candidates running in Cambridge joined The Morning Edition for a panel discussion on the issues. They were candidates: (from left), Liberal Bryan May, Conservative Sunny Attwal, NDP Scott Hamilton, Green Party Michele Braniff and People's Party David Haskell. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)

Five candidates running for Parliament in Cambridge discussed how they could keep the cost of living down for people, and what the federal government should do to address the opioid crisis, during a panel discussion Monday.

The five who joined The Morning Edition were incumbent candidate Liberal Bryan May, Conservative candidate Sunny Attwal, NDP candidate Scott Hamilton, Green Party candidate Michele Braniff and People's Party candidate David Haskell.

You can listen to the complete panel here: (17 min)

We've also broken out the two questions posed to the candidates in the videos below.

In the first question, candidates were asked about the cost of living and what their party will do to ensure it doesn't become too high for residents in Cambridge.

The second question was about the ongoing opioid crisis, how it's impacted Cambridge, and what the candidates would like to see happen on that issue.

After the panel, the candidates were also asked for their thoughts on climate change. You can read that story here.


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