Jagmeet Singh, who is running in the federal NDP leadership race, is hosting an event in Penticton on Sept. 11. Photo courtesy of Jagmeet Singh/Instagram

Federal NDP leadership candidate coming to Penticton

Jagmeet Singh will host a public event in Penticton at Craft Corner Kitchen

As the race for national NDP leadership rolls into its final 10 days, Penticton members are gearing up for their decision.

Penticton will play host to two events this week that will help members cast their votes on Sept. 18.

On Sunday, Sept. 10 at 11:30 a.m. Penticton NDP will host a debate viewing party on the big screen upstairs at the Barley Mill Pub. Party members, political pundits and those interested in progressive dialogue can enjoy the debate (which is taking place in Vancouver) with the option of a cold beverage or a hot brunch.

Related: Federal NDP triples membership

Then on Monday, Sept. 11, national leadership candidate, Jagmeet Singh will host an event in Penticton at Craft Corner Kitchen from 4:30 to 6 p.m. This is a free, public event that will give locals a chance to share issues that matter to them and hear about Singh’s vision for all of Canada.

“We are proud to plan events that provide opportunities to start productive dialogues and actively progress issues that need attention in our community” said Tina Lee, president of the Penticton NDP Constituency Association in a press release. “As a community, we like to be involved in political processes and decision making and we’re going to create as many spaces for that as possible.”

Just Posted

Vernon one of Canada’s most dangerous places

Penticton, Kamloops, Kelowna, Lake Country and Salmon Arm also make Maclean’s list

Traci Genereaux: Gone, but not forgotten

COLUMN: Family, friends want justice for Vernon teen

Sagmoen’s court case adjourned again

Curtis Sagmoen will appear back in court on Dec. 14

Woman extricated after single-vehicle crash

Incident took place on Foothill Road in Salmon Arm.

Uber official says public needs to push for ridesharing in B.C.

Mike van Hemmen tells Kelowna Chamber of commerce ridesharing would be ‘win-win-win’

Okanagan ski hills open for the season

Both Big White and Silverstar Resort open for the 2017-18 season Thursday

Four years for discharging shotgun in home, school break-in

Yvon Martel also threatened his wife and broke into an elementary school

An adopted cat is the best 10 pounds you’ll gain this season

BC SPCA encouraging families to add a forever feline friend during adoption event Nov. 24 to Dec. 3

Up close and personal roots performance on Vernon stage

The Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Society presents William Prince Nov. 29-30

B.C. co-ops relieved with Ottawa’s housing strategy

Federal government to have a new co-operative housing funding model in place by 2020

Letter to the editor: Missing woman’s parents appreciate search effort

To take part in the banner drop, poster distribution and the drone… Continue reading

Investigating effects of wildfires on business

Thompson Okanagan Regional District researching what help is needed after 2017 wildfire season.

Mayor’s column: Be silent no more

Please join us on Dec. 6 at the Salmon Arm Campus of… Continue reading

Column: On stars and sleighs

In the immortal words of Elvis, my hands were shaking and my… Continue reading

Most Read