Election Briefs

Vote pro-life

Vote pro-life

On May 2, Canadians will go to the polls to elect members of the 41st Parliament and, even now, the mainstream media is shaping the simplified story that will be told about the day’s results. The upcoming election will be taken as some sort of referendum about the incumbent government and, with no more precision than the ancient augurers, a legion of commentators will scrutinize the entrails of the electoral results, ... (Continue reading)

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Five ridings to watch

Five ridings to watch

Saanich-Gulf Islands Conservative MP Gary Lunn is Minister of State (Sport) and won re-election by nearly 2600 votes in 2008 over Liberal Briony Penn, but this time he is facing Green Party leader Elizabeth May and the other left-of-centre parties are pulling back their efforts in an apparent attempt to help her knock off the incumbent. Lunn is rated pro-life and pro-family by CLC and has a perfect 11 for 11 voting record on issues of importance rated by the national ... (Continue reading)

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Duceppe attacks Opus Dei candidate Bloc Quebecois leader Gilles Duceppe attacked Nicole Charbonneau Barron, who is the Conservative candidate in the South Shore Montreal riding of St. Bruno-St. Hubert, and a member of the Catholic group Opus Dei. Duceppe said Barron?s candidacy and membership in Opus Dei proves that Prime Minister Stephen Harper is a ?right -wing ideologue? and that the Conservative Party is narrow-minded. Speaking ... (Continue reading)

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