Urban Development Institute

Canadian Home Builder's Association - Calgary Region

October 12, 2010 11:39 ET

Votecalgary.ca to Host Candidates From 14 Wards for Aldermanic Forum

Calgary's First and Only All Ward Aldermanic Forum

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - Oct. 12, 2010) -

WHAT: Votecalgary.ca, on behalf of the Canadian Home Builder's Association– Calgary Region (CHBA - Calgary) and the Urban Development Institute Calgary (UDI - Calgary), will be hosting a dinner meeting and Aldermanic Forum on October 13th, 2010. The Forum will feature aldermanic candidates from all 14 wards who will be asked one of 14 ward-specific questions regarding housing and development issues in Calgary that are of key importance to the industry and the City.
**Please note: This event is selling a limited number of tickets to the public. Tickets may be purchased on the CHBA – Calgary website. Registration closes on Friday, October 8th, 2010 at 4 p.m.
WHEN: October 13th, 2010 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  5:30 p.m. to 6 p.m. - Cocktails and mini candidate tradeshow
  6 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. - Dinner and Aldermanic Forum
WHERE: Coast Plaza Hotel and Conference Centre
  1316 – 33rd Street N.E.
  Calgary, Alberta
WHO: It is expected that candidates from all 14 Calgary wards will be in attendance. To participate, candidates were required to complete a votecalgary.ca survey.
  Mayoral candidates have also been invited to attend the dinner and observe the forum.
**Please note that candidates will be available for interviews and photo opportunities during the mini tradeshow and immediately following the panel.

About votecalgary.ca

Launched in the summer of 2010 by the Canadian Home Builder's Association – Calgary Region (CHBA) and the Urban Development Institute (UDI), votecalgary.ca is a website designed to educate and mobilize the housing industry to vote in the upcoming October 18 municipal election. The website serves as a hub for up-to-date election news, providing pertinent information on topics that are of key importance to the 28,000 Calgarians who work in the housing industry. The site features candidate video interviews, Twitter and Facebook pages as well as a current news section. These features are aimed at arming the housing and development industry with the information they need to cast an informed vote on election day.

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