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Ward 2 candidates face off

Mud slung at Chelsea debate, Bourassa comes out clean

Mikhael Bourassa largely avoided the mud slinging and bickering between fellow Chelsea Ward 2 candidates Geoffrey White and Dominic Labrie during an Oct. 26 debate.


(From left) Chelsea council Ward 2 candidates Geoffrey White, Dominic Labrie, and Mikhael Bourassa at the Oct. 26 debate in the Meredith Centre. Hunter Cresswell photo
(From left) Chelsea council Ward 2 candidates Geoffrey White, Dominic Labrie, and Mikhael Bourassa at the Oct. 26 debate in the Meredith Centre. Hunter Cresswell photo

About 40 people, including acclaimed Ward 6 councillor Kimberly Chan and mayor candidate Shelley Fraser, attended the debate at the Meredith Centre. The debate was organized by a group of about five Ward 2 residents, who volunteered their time and money to organize and run it. Ward 2 includes Old Chelsea, New Chelsea, and Meech Lake.


Labrie drew first blood during the second question asked by debate moderator Johanne Deschamps, attacking