September 15th is the Chamber’s All Candidates Debate

Date and Time

Wednesday Sep 15, 2021
6:00 PM – 9:30 PM EDT

6pm: Barrie – Innisfil
8pm: Barrie – Springwater – Oro-Medonte

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Note: As soon as the Chamber staff get the link from Rogers they will post it on the events page:


The Barrie Chamber of Commerce, in cooperation with the Barrie & District Association of Realtors® Inc, Simcoe County Home Builders’ Association, Rogers TV, and other local media partners, is running All Candidates Debates for the upcoming federal election. Join us in our virtual format to hear from the candidates and learn about their platforms so that you can make an informed decision at the polls.

All candidates have been invited
Audience questions must be submitted in advance to debate@barriechamber.com
Streaming live – no in person attendance for safety reasons


  • Introductions from Moderator
  • Candidates’ Opening Remarks – 2 MINUTES PER CANDIDATE
  • Debate covering 4 topics:
    • Question from panel – each candidate will have 45 SECONDS to respond
    • Open debate – a panelist will ask a follow up question that will lead in to a 5 MINUTE open debate period between the candidates on the issue at hand. Individual time will not be assigned, so candidates will be expected to interrupt each other as necessary to express their position.
  • Audience Questions – each candidate will have 30 SECONDS to respond to each pre-submitted question Candidates’ Closing Remarks – 2 MINUTES PER CANDIDATE
  • Closing from Moderator
Patricia Dent

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