As Manitobans get ready to head to the polls for the province's election on October 3, 680 CJOB, Winnipeg's news and information leader, will host the only provincial Leaders' radio debate on September 18, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Broadcasting live from the station's studio located in downtown Winnipeg, the 90-minute commercial-free debate will feature Provincial Leaders Wab Kinew, leader of the Manitoba New Democratic Party; Dougald Lamont, leader of the Manitoba Liberal Party; and Heather Stefanson, leader of the Progressive Conservative Party of Manitoba.
Moderated by Richard Cloutier, co-host of TheNews on 680 CJOB, weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., the debate will showcase leaders whose parties currently hold seats in the Legislature.
"680 CJOB plays an important role in the conversations Manitobans have in their households," said Heather Steele, Manager, Talk & Talent at CJOB. "We hear directly from our listeners everyday about the key provincial issues affecting their lives. CJOB is pleased to host this provincial leaders' radio debate, giving voters access to candidates, and providing them with clarity when it comes to voting on election day."
Listeners can tune in to 680 CJOB and listen live starting at 10 a.m. or stream the debate online.
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