A list of forums hosted by others is available below.
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Edmonton Elections is committed to sharing information about candidate forums for Mayor, Councillors and School Board Trustees. Forum organizers are encouraged to notify Edmonton Elections by filling out the Election Candidate Forums Form. However, they are not required to do so.
If you are hosting a forum and would like your forum to be added to the list, please fill out the Election Candidate Forums form. Your submission will be published in approximately two business days from the day you submit the form.
There are a number of steps that groups who intend to host candidate forums can take to provide accessible and equitable opportunities for participants.
Forum organizers are advised to hold their events following the conclusion of the nomination period to ensure that invitations can be extended to all official candidates. The nomination period ends at noon on Nomination Day which is September 20,2021.
The official list of all nominated Mayoral and Council candidates will be available by noon, September 22, 2021.
Organizers should take steps to ensure that their forums are accessible to all voters. This includes:
For in-person events
Review the developed by the Accessibility Advisory Committee. The Guide includes important points to consider during both the planning and hosting phases.
For virtual events
Use an online platform that has a closed captioning feature. Consider a platform that requires minimal sign-up and log-in procedures.