New Beginnings…Official Nomination Period Begins.

Today is the official start to the nomination period for Vancouver’s municipal elections.  In anticipation for my appointment with the Elections Officer, I have been gathering all of the necessary paperwork to be submitted into City Hall.  Apparently my candidate picture and profile can be submitted online.  While investigating the additional requirements for my candidate profile and picture, I discovered that the city will publish any social media information I may have available; and so this blog was born!  Only 47 days until election day!

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One Response to New Beginnings…Official Nomination Period Begins.

  1. Susan kam says:

    Book your TV Tapihg appointment-Shaw TV 2014

    Congratulations on your decision to run for office in the upcoming civic election.

    Shaw TV is pleased to provide 2014 municipal election candidates with an opportunity to present their platform to our viewers. Each candidate will have two (2) minutes of airtime to present their platform speech, which will be packaged together with the speeches of other candidates in your municipality.

    We are scheduling appointments for each candidate to come to our production centre and record their speech. Each candidates recording booking will be 10 minutes in duration. All times are booked on a first come – first scheduled basis. Please follow this link to access the taping schedule:

    http://shawtv-van.com/election/

    This will be an important opportunity to access airtime prior to the November 15th election, so please make your booking by October 21st.

    To assist you with booking your appointment, please watch the “how to“ video at: http://youtu.be/wlzIU3_Je28

    NOTES:
    • Please come prepared! We want you to put your best foot forward, so be sure to rehearse your statement in advance and be familiar with your main points.
    • Please come alone. We regret that we cannot accommodate family members or campaign managers in the waiting room or production area.
    • No cue cards are allowed. Candidate may bring notes to read and a podium will be provided
    • White jackets or white shirts do not show well on television. A white shirt with suit jacket is fine.
    • No sign or backdrops are permitted. One campaign button no larger than 2 inches is acceptable.
    • No editing of the speeches will be provided. Speeches will be recorded in one take
    • The camera shot will be from the mid chest up.

    The platform statements will be broadcast on Shaw TV prior to the election and they will also be posted on You Tube after they have aired on Shaw TV.

    http://www.youtube.com/ShawTVVancouver

    Susan Kam Programming Coordinator, Shaw TV Vancouver
    Shaw Communications Inc. 900-1067 W. Cordova St., Vancouver B.C. V6C 3T5
    T: 604-629-4243

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