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All Eyes On Calgary Centre

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 the excitement of electing a new government. Of...
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Things Heating Up In Calgary Centre

With a federal byelection two weeks away, Calgary Centre candidates are scrambling to capture the attention of voters. Mudslinging and expected visits from Members of Parliament are signs that the ra...
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Dismal B.C. Voter Turnout In Various Races

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.