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Waterloo region's federal election candidates discuss the issues

If you missed a candidate panel this week on The Morning Edition, you can find them all right here.
Federal election candidates from across Waterloo region joined The Morning Edition with host Craig Norris this week to talk about the issues. (Kate Bueckert/CBC)

The candidates from the five ridings in Waterloo region joined The Morning Edition's host Craig Norris to talk about the issues important to voters.

Candidates from the five main parties were invited to be part of the panels. Those included the candidates from the Liberals, Conservatives, Green Party, NDP and People's Party of Canada.

If you missed any, you can listen to the panels below.

Cambridge

Five of the federal election candidates for Cambridge discussed cost of living as well as the opioid crisis. In a separate answer following the panel, they were asked about climate change.

Listen to the panel here:

Five candidates running in Cambridge joined The Morning Edition for a panel discussion on the issues. They were incumbent Liberal Bryan May, Conservative Sunny Attwal, NDP's Scott Hamilton, Green Party's Michele Braniff and People's Party candidate David Haskell. 17:34

The five candidates on the panel were: Liberal Bryan May, Conservative Sunny Attwal, NDP's Scott Hamilton, Michele Braniff of the Green Party and David Haskell of the People's Party.

Manuel Couto of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada and George McMorrow of the Veterans Coalition Party of Canada are also on the ballot in Cambridge.

Read more about the race in Cambridge:


Kitchener Centre

The federal election candidates for Kitchener Centre were asked about the environment, abortion and the cost of living. In a separate interview, they were asked about Kitchener council considering a tax levy.

Listen to the panel here:

Five of the candidates for Kitchener Centre joined The Morning Edition for a panel where they discussed the environment, abortion and the cost of living. 18:54

The five candidates on the panel were: Liberal Raj Saini, Conservative Stephen Woodworth, NDP's Andrew Moraga, Mike Morrice of the Green Party and Patrick Bernier of the People's Party.

Ellen Papenburg of the Animal Protection Party of Canada is also on the ballot in Kitchener Centre.

Read more about the race in Kitchener Centre:


Kitchener-Conestoga

The federal election candidates for Kitchener-Conestoga discussed the rise in the cost of living.

Listen to the panel here:

The five candidates for Kitchener-Conestoga joined The Morning Edition on Thursday. There were some technical difficulties (which have been edited out) but hear their introductions and their response to a question about the rise in the cost of living. 13:38

There were some technical difficulties during the panel, so afterwards, the candidates were asked for their thoughts on how to best address climate change. You can watch that answer below.

Read more about the race in Kitchener-Conestoga:


Kitchener South-Hespeler

The federal election candidates for Kitchener South-Hespeler talked about the rise in gun violence in Waterloo region and how to address it, climate change and the cost of living.

Listen to the panel here:

Four candidates from Kitchener South-Hespeler joined The Morning Edition Wednesday for a federal election panel. 18:11

The four candidates who took part in the panel were: Liberal Marwan Tabbara, Conservative Alan Keeso, David Weber of the Green Party and Joseph Todd of the People's Party.

NDP candidate Wasai Rahimi was unable to join the panel. Elaine Baetz of the Marxist-Leninist Party of Canada and Matthew Correia of the Veteran's Coalition Party of Canada are also on the ballot in Kitchener South-Hespeler.

Read more about the race in Kitchener South-Hespeler:


Waterloo

The federal election candidates for Waterloo discussed climate change and how their parties would help university and college students who face an uncertain future.

Listen to the panel here:

The five candidates in Waterloo joined The Morning Edition for a panel discussion on the environment and how they would make life affordable for university and college students who are about to graduate and are uncertain about their futures. 20:24

The candidates for Waterloo are: Liberal Bardish Chagger, Conservative Jerry Zhang, NDP's Lori Campbell, Kirsten Wright of the Green Party and Erika Traub of the People's Party.

Read more about the race in Waterloo:

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