Federal Election 2015 Final Results

Posted by on Oct 23, 2015 in Commentary, Local Politics, Politics |

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Federal Election 2015 Final Results – Image Credit – CBC News

“Justin Trudeau’s Liberals won a decisive majority government, capturing 184 seats. The Conservatives, who were seeking their fourth consecutive mandate, will now form the Official Opposition. Find detailed ridings results in our map, see where each party gained and lost support and view the demographic split by party and riding. A total of 88 women were sent to House, see how the vote splits by party. And, track the Liberals surge in the polls over the course of this 78-day campaign.” Source – CBC News

Federal Election 2015 Final Results – CBC News – Canada Votes
(after searching scroll down for additional info)

 

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Get Out and Vote Today – Advance Polls open all weekend

Posted by on Oct 10, 2015 in Commentary, Local Politics, Politics |

Check your voter information card for location details.

Saturday,  Noon – 8:00 pm
Sunday,    Noon – 8:00 pm
Monday,   Noon – 8:00 pm

Don’t forget to take your approved ID.

Take your kids to the poll and show them democracy in action! Explain to them what you are doing and why you are doing it. It is never too early (or too late) to be engaged in the democratic process.

Take a friend. Ask your neighbour if they need a ride to the polling station.

 

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Get Out and Vote Today – Check your voter information card for location details.

 

If you didn’t receive a voter information card, visit the Elections Canada website to find out how to register.

Elections Canada toll free – 1-800-463-6868

Don’t wait until October 19, to find out that you can’t vote!

 

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Federal Political Party 2015 Election Platforms

Posted by on Oct 9, 2015 in Commentary, Local Politics, Politics |

The four national federal parties have published their 2015 election platforms.

Liberal Party of Canada – “A New Plan for a Strong Middle Class”

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“A New Plan for a Strong Middle Class”

 

Conservative Party of Canada – “Our Conservative Plan to Protect the Economy”

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“Our Conservative Plan to Protect the Economy”

 

New Democratic Party  – “Building the Country of Our Dreams”

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“Building the Country of Our Dreams”

 

Green Party – “Building a Canada that Works. Together.”

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“Building a Canada that Works. Together.”

 

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COGECO Behind the Ballot federal candidate debate for Northumberland Peterborough South

Posted by on Oct 3, 2015 in Commentary, Local Politics, Politics |

Behind the Ballot Host Dave Glover moderates the federal candidates debate held in the TVCOGECO studio on September 30th. Northumberland Peterborough South Liberal candidate Kim Rudd, NDP candidate Russ Christianson and Green Party candidate Patricia Sinnot debated for two hours on the issues effecting the riding.

Conservative candidate Adam Moulton declined to participate in the debate
 

 

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