How would you save Vancouver in two minutes? Mayoral Forum in Chinatown

posted on October 31, 2014

By Vancouver Observer | Link to Article

By Vancouver Observer | Link to Article

The Vancouver civic election campaign trail wended its way into Chinatown on October 30, for the S.U.C.C.E.S.S. Mayoral Candidates Forum. The six candidates stated their cases to the local public, while others in the political race popped in to lend moral support, consolidate campaign talking points, or just case out the opposition. Topics ranged from wages and homelessness to dogs and cats. It’ll all make sense in the end.

Headsets were available for simultaneous translation into Mandarin and Cantonese. Meena Wong greeted the audience in her native language. In his own greeting, the Mayor’s accent was better than one might expect. The question-and-answer sessions were quick, thanks to stringent time restrictions.

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