WATCH: CKNW B.C. leaders’ election debate

WATCH ABOVE: CKNW host Simi Sara moderates the B.C. 2020 provincial election radio debate

All three parties in the 2020 B.C. election have now released their platforms outlining their promises if they get elected on Oct. 24.

The Greens unveiled their platform on Wednesday, with Sonia Furstenau promising a stronger, more equitable and sustainable province.

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Part of the platform includes bolstering income security with a move towards a basic income program.

Furstenau, NDP Leader John Horgan and B.C. Liberal Leader Andrew Wilkinson are scheduled to participate in a debate today on CKNW radio in Vancouver.

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Elections BC says it is receiving an unprecedented number of requests for mail-in ballots during the COVID-19 pandemic.

At the end of Tuesday, the agency says almost 139,000 vote-by-mail packages had been returned, which is about 20 per cent of the estimated 699,000 registered voters who have asked for the mail-in ballots.

Listeners can tune in on AM 980, 101.1 FM HD2 and the Radioplayer Canada app.

It will also be streamed live here on our website and on the 980 CKNW Facebook page.

— With files from Global News

© 2020 The Canadian Press

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