In the days leading up to the municipal election on October 16, MyGrandePrairieNow.com published the answers to questions posed by 2day FM to the candidates running in the City and County of Grande Prairie, as well as the candidates for board trustees of the Grande Prairie Public, Grande Prairie Catholic, and Peace Wapiti school divisions.

The responses are compiled below. Please note they are unedited and have not been fact checked.

City of Grande Prairie

1. Why are you running for city council and why should residents vote for you?
2. What is one infrastructure project you think could improve Grande Prairie?
3. What sort of relationship would you like to see the city have with the county? How can that be achieved?
4. What more could be done to address crime in Grande Prairie?
5. What is your stance on photo radar?
6. In your opinion what has been the biggest success of city council over the past four years? What has been the biggest failure?
7. Do you think Grande Prairie residents get proportionate value for their tax dollars? What could be done to improve it?
8. How would you like the city to roll out the next phases of downtown rehabilitation?

County of Grande Prairie

1. Why are you running for county council and why should residents in your ward vote for you?
2. What is one infrastructure project you think could improve the County of Grande Prairie?
3. What sort of relationship would you like to see the county have with the city? How can that be achieved?
4. What more do you think could be done to address crime in the county?
5. Would you like to see provincial electoral boundaries in the region change or stay as they are? Why?
6. In your opinion what has been the biggest success of county council over the past four years? What has been the biggest failure?
7. Do you think County of Grande Prairie residents get proportionate value for their tax dollars? What could be done to improve it?
8. What moves would you like to see the Philip J. Currie Dinosaur Museum make to become less reliant on funding from the county?

SCHOOL DISTRICTS

Grande Prairie Public School District

Grande Prairie Catholic School District

Peace Wapiti School Division