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Federal candidates face lively Creston crowd

A lively crowd of well over 200 people cheered and clapped throughout a federal election forum in Creston last night.

The 4 candidates for Kootenay-Columbia fielded questions around farming and agriculture, Pharmacare and seniors.

One of the more contentious topics surrounded each party’s stance on the Trans-Pacific Partnership trade deal.

NDP candidate Wayne Stetski says its negative effects are far reaching.

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Conservative candidate David Wilks says he has faith in the process.

Green candidate Bill Green and Liberal Don Johnston echoed Stetski’s concerns.

The TPP is a proposed trade agreement between several Pacific Rim countries concerning a variety of matters of economic policy.

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