Candidate debate details announced

Candidate debate details announced

By Haldimand Press Staff

HALDIMAND—With the federal election underway, The Haldimand Press has set an all candidates meeting for Wednesday, September 8, 2021 from 7-9pm. The physical meeting will be closed to the public but can be viewed via Zoom.

Residents will have an opportunity to hear from each of Haldimand-Norfolk’s attending candidates. As of publication, five candidates have confirmed their attendance.

Readers are encouraged to submit questions ahead of time; the most popular questions received will be collected and asked of all the candidates.

Questions may be submitted through email to or by phone: 905-768-3111.

Each candidate will be given the chance to respond to the questions posed. Each candidate will also be given a few minutes to introduce themselves and to provide closing remarks.

This event is possible thanks to partnerships with the Caledonia Chamber of Commerce, the Realtors Association of Hamilton Burlington, and Windecker Road Films.

The candidates confirmed in the Haldimand Norfolk riding are:

LESLYN LEWIS – Conservative Party

KAREN MATTHEWS – Liberal Party

KEN GILPIN – People’s Party

CHARLES LUGOSI – Christian Heritage Party

MEGHAN PIIRONEN – New Democratic Party


All residents are invited to join the Zoom session to learn more about their candidates. The Zoom link is: