Yellowknife mayoral candidates square off in Trailbreaker debate

With just a few days remaining until municipal election day in the N.W.T., candidates for mayor of Yellowknife took questions from Trailbreaker host Loren McGinnis Friday morning.

CBC's N.W.T. morning show held debates between mayoral candidates in 5 communities

Left to right: Jerald Sibbeston, Bob Stewart, Rebecca Alty and Adrian Bell in CBC studios Friday morning for a live debate. All four are seeking to be the next mayor of Yellowknife. (Loren McGinnis/CBC)

Bob Stewart, Jerald Sibbeston, Adrian Bell, and Rebecca Alty are seeking the mayorship of Yellowknife, and on Friday morning, they sat down in CBC's studio for their final debate before voters head to the polls Monday.

The Trailbreaker host Loren McGinnis sat down with the candidates and asked them questions about economic development and social issues, in a discussion that was also livestreamed on Facebook.

Friday's debate was the final of five scheduled debates for The Trailbreaker, following debates from mayoral contenders in the communities of Norman Wells, Fort SimpsonInuvik, and Fort Smith.

Listen to the audio from Friday's Trailbreaker debate below:

With municipal elections in the Northwest Territories just a few days away, Loren McGinnis chats with Yellowknife mayoral candidates Bob Stewart, Jerald Sibbeston, Adrian Bell and Rebecca Alty about their plans for the N.W.T.'s capital city. 32:31


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