Local Candidates Debates

The Cowichan Valley has 2 provincial ridings - Cowichan and Nanaimo-North Cowichan. If you are unsure which riding you are in, you can use this Elections BC tool here.

Here are the candidates debates that we've found - please be in touch if we've missed any!



April 29th, 8am-10:30am, Volunteer Cowichan, Ocean Front Hotel, 1681 Cowichan Bay Rd

May 1st, 7pm, Cowichan Chamber of Commerce, Island Savings Center, James St Duncan

May 2nd, 7pm, S. Cowichan Chamber of Commerce, Cobble Hill Hall, 3550 Watson Rd, Cobble Hill

May 6th, 1:30-3:30pm, Arbutus Ridge Residents,Arbutus Ridge, Ratcliffe Rd, Cobble Hill

May 7th, 7pm Lake Cowichan Chamber of Commerce,Chamber of Commerce office – 824 South Shore Rd., Lk Cowichan

May 9th, 7pmShawnigan Residents Association, Shawnigan Lk School, 1975 Renfrew Rd., Shawnigan Lk


Nanaimo-North Cowichan

April 23rd, 6:30pm Nanaimo Chamber of C Coast Bastion Inn, 11 Bastion St, Nanaimo

April 24th, 7pm Nanaimo Assoc for Community Living, NACL offices, 83 Victoria Cres., Nanaimo

April 30th, 6:30pm Chemainus Chamber of Commerce, Chemainus Seniors Drop in Center, 9824 Willow St, Chemainus

May 2nd, 7pm Ladysmith Chamber of Commerce,Eagles Hall, 9211 1st Ave, Ladysmith

May 8th, 6:30pm Teachers Association, Dover Bay Secondary School, 6135 McGirr Rd., Nanaimo