In the lead up to the Federal Election, St. Marys residents will get a chance to hear the candidates just one week before the election. The Chamber of Commerce will hold a debate at the PRC on Oct. 14. The candidates running so far are John Nater, Conservative, Stephen McCotter, Liberal, Ethan Rabidoux, NDP, Irma DeVries, Christian Heritage Party and Sieg Pedde, Libertarian Party. The Green Party hope to choose a candidate in the next week. Other candidate debates scheduled so far are September 16 in Stratford, sponsored by Stratford & Area Builders Association September 29 in Listowel, sponsored by the Perth County Federation of Agriculture September 30 in Harriston, sponsored by the Minto Seniors Activity Group, October 1 in Kenilworth sponsored by the Wellington Federation of Agriculture, and October 7 in Stratford sponsored by the Stratford & District Chamber of Commerce.