Calgary Centre Byelection

WATCH: Conservative MP Thanks Liberal Stars For Getting Her Elected

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.30.2013 | Canada Alberta

Recently elected Calgary Centre MP Joan Crockatt confirmed to Parliament what many pundits observed after she won her riding -- that it wasn't so much...

Did I Do That?

CBC | Posted 01.28.2013 | Canada Alberta

Liberal Justin Trudeau says negative comments he made about Alberta two years ago may have "hindered a little bit" his party's chances in the Calgary ...

We Lost But We've Arrived: Green Leader

CP | Joan Bryden and Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Three federal byelections Monday night failed to alter the party standings in the House of Commons — returning two Conservatives and a New ...

Crockatt's Win A Wake-Up Call For Conservatives

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.27.2013 | Canada Alberta

The Conservatives have pulled out another win in Calgary Centre, but it's not one they'll be cheering and bragging about any time soon. Joan Crocka...

Is She There Because Of Vote-Splitting?

CP | Bill Graveland and Lauren Krugel, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - Harvey Locke was hoping to do something that a federal Liberal hasn't accomplished in 44 years — give his party a Calgary seat in the Hous...

Calgary Centre - The Race That Wasn't Supposed To Be

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.27.2012 | Canada Alberta

By all accounts, the contest at Calgary Centre should've been a sleeper event, a coronation of sorts - an election where the outcome was but a certain...

Conservative Candidate Joan Crockatt Claims Narrow Byelection Win In Calgary

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

OTTAWA - It shouldn't be news that the Conservatives have won a federal byelection in Calgary Centre — but Joan Crockatt made this one interesting.I...

Calgary Centre Byelection Heats Up On Twitter

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Alberta

Discussions of Calgary Centre's byelection heated up on Twitter as the results neared. This is the first time since 1968 that there are candidates who...

Vote Split Won't Hurt Liberals, Says Calgary Grit

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - The Liberal candidate in today's Calgary Centre byelection, Harvey Locke, says he doesn't think vote splitting on the left will clear the wa...

What You Need To Know And Do To Vote?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.26.2012 | Canada Alberta

What was originally thought to be only a formality, the Calgary Centre byelection now has all the airs of an actual political race, with voters in the...

Who's Going To Win Calgary Centre?

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 01.26.2013 | Canada Alberta

Constituents of Calgary Centre are getting ready to head to the byelection polls today to choose a new MP, and at this point there is no clear favouri...

Byelections Decide Federal Seats Tonight

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - It shouldn't be news that the Conservatives have won a federal byelection in Calgary Centre — but Joan Crockatt made this one interesting.I...

All Eyes On Calgary Centre

CBC | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Alberta

Byelections can be attention-getting because they're seen as bellwethers, or can be humdrum affairs with low voter turnout because they can't generate...

Inside Canada's Three Federal Byelections

CP | Bruce Cheadle, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.25.2013 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - By the time the dust settles late Monday night, a great deal more heat and noise will have been generated by a trio of federal byelections th...

Hot Water Washes Over Calgary Centre Byelection

CP | Bill Graveland, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.22.2013 | Canada Alberta

CALGARY - There's something strange going on in Calgary — people are actually talking about a federal byelection coming up Monday in a downtown ridi...

Byelection Battles Turn A Shade Of Green

The Huffington Post Canada | Eric Grenier | Posted 01.20.2013 | Canada Politics

Voters in three ridings in British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario will be going to the polls on Monday in what were supposed to be three easy byelectio...

Nenshi Calls Out Crockatt's Absence.. Again

CBC | Posted 01.18.2013 | Canada Alberta

Conservative candidate Joan Crockatt was noticeably absent from Sunday's Calgary Centre byelection debate. Mayor Naheed Nenshi appeared u...

#CBCPorn: CBC Funding Discussion Takes A Turn

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 11.18.2012 | Canada Alberta

A Calgary Centre Tory candidate's comments at a Saturday forum resulted in the hashtag #CBCporn trending on Twitter. While answering a question abo...

Big Guns Fight For Calgary Centre

CBC | Posted 01.13.2013 | Canada Alberta

Some political star power in the city as campaigning for the byelection in Calgary Centre ramped up. Both NDP Leader Tom Mulcair and Libe...

Liberal Numbers Lend Calgary Centre New Dynamic

The Huffington Post Alberta | Posted 11.13.2012 | Canada Alberta

Numbers in a recent national poll show Alberta is still hallowed ground for the Conservative Party Of Canada. The survey, conducted by Abacus Data ...

Things Heating Up In Calgary Centre

CBC | Posted 01.12.2013 | Canada Alberta

With a federal byelection two weeks away, Calgary Centre candidates are scrambling to capture the attention of voters. Mudslinging and ex...

Dismal B.C. Voter Turnout In Various Races

Dermod Travis | Posted 12.22.2012 | Canada British Columbia
Dermod Travis

B.C. Liberal party director Mike McDonald made an interesting point on Sunday. Not one to miss an opportunity for a partisan shot given the nature of his political post, McDonald tweeted: "Shocked at low NDP turnout in Fairview. Huge media, high profile candidates, less than 400 voted. NDP support not deep." Despite the dig, McDonald is on to something. But what he's on to isn't pretty and regrettably it ails all political parties in B.C.

Calgary-Centre Byelection Set For Nov. 26

The Huffington Post Canada | Posted 10.21.2012 | Canada Alberta

The byelection to replace Calgary Tory MP Lee Richardson has now been set for Nov. 26, Prime Minister MP Stephen Harper announced Sunday. Lee Richa...

Harper Announces 3 Byelections Set For November

CP | Murray Brewster, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.21.2012 | Canada Politics

OTTAWA - Prime Minister Stephen Harper called three federal byelections on Sunday, a move Opposition Leader Tom Mulcair says is an important warmup fo...

Liberal Nomination '12: The Race For Calgary Centre

Vincent St. Pierre | Posted 11.14.2012 | Canada Alberta
Vincent St. Pierre

On the 22nd of September Liberals from across downtown Calgary will vote from 9:00 am and 5:00 pm at the Kahanoff Conference Centre,  and vote for one of three (or a rumored four, with the final one being a possible star candidate) candidates vying for the chance to contest the upcoming byelection under the Liberal banner. Three candidates are raring up to challenge the Liberal nomination in Calgary Centre.