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Decision 2021: Federal Election Debate to air on AccessNow TV

Regina, SK – With the federal election quickly approaching, Access Communications is doing its part to keep Canadians informed, leveraging its community channels as a medium for political discourse. Decision 2021: Federal Election Debate, produced by the Regina and District Chamber of Commerce, will air September 13 and 14 on AccessNow TV community channels.

The Decision 2021 debates will be moderated by John Hopkins, CEO of the Regina Chamber of Commerce. The moderator will ask a series of questions during the debate. Each candidate will have a specific time limit to answer the questions.

“These debates provide candidates from each party with a forum to share their views and platform initiatives on key election topics,” said Hopkins. “The Chamber believes these debates are part of a democratic process that help inform and educate voters in their decision-making process.” 

“Our mandate at Access is to serve our communities. One of the ways we do that is by contributing to the Canadian democratic process,” said Tracey Mucha, Community Programming Manager at Access Communications. “Decision 2021 is an opportunity to meet the federal election candidates and understand how they will address the issues that matter most to Canadians. For Saskatchewan to grow and thrive, our community members need to be informed.

The debates will feature federal party candidates from four ridings, broadcasting as follows:

Monday, September 13: 
•    5:30 pm – Regina Qu’Appelle Riding
•    8:00 pm – Moose Jaw – Lake Centre – Lanigan Riding

Tuesday, September 14:
•    5:30 pm – Regina Wascana Riding
•    8:00 pm – Regina Lewvan Riding

Saturday, September 11 (airing regionally)
1:00 pm - North Battleford All Candidates Forum
1:00 pm - Estevan All Candidates Forum
1:00 pm - Weyburn All Candidates Forum
1:00 pm - Yorkton All Candidates Forum

Decision 2021: Federal Election will air province-wide on AccessNow TV. All local media outlets have been invited to the debates and will have an opportunity for comments or interviews following the debates. The debates are proudly sponsored by Regina & District Chamber of Commerce, Regina & Region Home Builders’ Association, Saskatchewan REALTORS Association, Regina Downtown Business Improvement District, Regina’s Warehouse District, and Access Communications Co-operative.

For more AccessNow TV electoral coverage, visit www.myaccess.ca/decision2021.

About Access Communications Co-operative
Access Communications Co-operative began serving customers in 1978 and has grown into one of Saskatchewan’s largest telecommunications companies. We deliver exceptional communications and entertainment services to over 235 communities and 170,000 square kilometres of rural areas across our province. As a community-owned, not-for-profit co-operative, our commitment to the community goes beyond providing internet, television, phone, and security services. We dedicate 100% of our earnings to improving the quality of life in the communities and rural areas where we live and do business, primarily through our AccessNow TV community channels, corporate initiatives and fundraising events, and our Children’s Fund charity. 

For more information contact:

Fran Moran
Communications Manager
Access Communications Co-operative
Phone: 306-565-5369; toll free: 1-866-211-6334 ext. 5369
Email: fran.moran@myaccess.coop

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