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TORONTO(October 14, 2014) – As voters prepare to head to the polls on October27, CTV News Toronto deliversTORONTO DEBATE 2014 featuring the Top 3 mayoral candidates – OliviaChow, Doug Ford, and JohnTory – in one of the final debates of the election campaign. Airinglive Wednesday, Oct. 22 beginningat 6:30 p.m. on CTV Toronto, with a live video stream of the eventavailable on CTVNews.ca, and on the CTV News GO app, the 90-minute debatecreates a platform for Torontonians to voice their concerns on the issues thatmatter most, whether city-wide or neighbourhood-focused. Moderated by CTV NewsToronto Co-Anchor Ken Shaw, voters across the city will have an opportunity toshape the content of debate and ask the candidates the hard questionsfirst-hand, letting their voices be heard before casting their ballots onElection Day.
Viewers are invited to helpset the agenda and participate in the debate by submitting their questions to DEBATEQUESTIONS@CTV.ca or through thestation’s website at toronto.ctvnews.ca. Viewers can also weighin on the mayoral race through CTV News Toronto’s Hububforum at hubub.com/ctvtoronto.
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“With a broad cross-sectionof voters steering the content of the debate, viewers will have an opportunityto be part of the conversation with their next municipal leader,” said PaulRogers, Senior Vice-President, CTV Toronto. “Our goal is to create an inclusivediscussion, and help ensure voters are informed on the pressing everyday issuesthat affect Torontonians, by providing a platform for voters to have theirvoices heard.”
TORONTODEBATE 2014 follows a half-hour CTV NEWS AT SIX broadcast, airing from6-6:30 p.m. Viewers can catch a simulcast of the newscast and debate on CP24.Following the debate, CP24 will continue to deliver live reaction and thelatest breaking news.
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