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Buy your ticket for A Provincial Affair now!

This is not your parents' election forum! interVivos is bringing A Provincial Affair back to the community on Wednesday, May 10. Purchase your ticket here:

In what we call a “non-partisan unforum” interVivos offers Edmontonians a wide range of expert-led content, covering topics in affordability and jobs, healthcare, and reconciliation and anti-oppression.

We are a local non-partisan non-profit that has been curating election events since 2006.

A Provincial Affair will allow attendees to interact with local experts about the key issues for Edmontonians in the provincial election.

The hot topics were determined by research MacEwan students completed earlier this spring.

Besides hearing from the experts, attendees will discuss these topics with other engaged Edmontonians over libations and light snacks in a small group setting. We will also have some door prizes donated by local businesses.

Fifty percent of all ticket proceeds will be donated to the Edmonton Food Bank, an organization interVivos has long supported in the community.

The prices of our events are set at cost, but we do our best to make our events accessible to all. If you require a discounted price, we encourage you to reach out to us at

Do you have more questions about the event?

You might find the answers in our FAQ blog!

— Ticket Prices —

$10 until May 5

$15 from May 6 to May 10 at 4:30 pm

Tickets at the door (if space permits) will be available for $20. Cash, debit, and credit are accepted.

No refunds but if you are unable to attend, you can sell your ticket to someone else. Please email with the name of the person taking your spot.

— Speakers —


Joshua Wolchansky (He/They), Community Builder

Speaker on affordability and jobs:

Satya Brata Das (He/Him), Chair, The Digital Economist

Speaker on health care: Dr. Bonnie Islam (She/Her), Associate Teaching Professor and Pediatrician, University of Alberta/ Alberta Health Services/ Stollery Children's Hospital, New Canadians Health Centre and Northeast Community Health Centre

Speaker on reconciliation and anti-oppression:

Shani Gwin (She/Her), Founder and Managing Partner at pipikwan pêhtâkwan

— Testimonials from Past interVivos Events —

"Thanks for hosting such a well-organized, timely and important event. Your passion and commitment to engaging people n the city of Edmonton is commendable".

"I just wanted to thank you for organizing and seeing through such a stellar evening. I had some really productive discussions and idea sharing. The format allowed the participants to guide the discussion and keep the momentum going".

— Attendee Guidelines —

interVivos is a non-partisan nonprofit organization. We understand that many attendees may have opposing viewpoints and discussions may become heated. We ask that all attendees remain respectful of one another.

We want to create a safe space for brave conversations. Here are some understandings that we’d like to set in preparation for the event:

  • Patience and compassion for yourself and others

  • Respect for everyone in the room

  • Listen to understand rather than to respond

  • Embrace ambiguity

  • Challenge your own assumptions

  • Speak honestly and with intention

  • What we share in the group stays in the group

  • Expect unfinished business

Important note: Provincial candidates and staff are welcome to register for the event with the understanding that they are like other attendees; they get to listen to discussions, ask questions and network. This is not an event for parties to present their platforms.

— Sponsors —

Thank you to our generous sponsors.


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