TweetA by-election will be held in the federal riding of Calgary-Centre on November 26, 2012. The by-election is being held to replace former Conservative Member of Parliament Lee Richardson, who resigned earlier this year to become Premier Alison Redford‘s Principal Secretary. Four candidates have been nominated to run in the by-election: Ben Christienson (Progressive Canadian), . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Calgary-Centre By-Election called for November 26, 2012.
Justin Trudeau passes through the Calgary Centre riding, as seen by the media. Actual Liberal Party of Canada leadership candidates may not be exactly as illustrated. Below: Conservative Party candidate Joan Crockatt, still the front-runner in the by-election that hasn’t been called yet; Liberal candidate Harvey Locke looking outdoorsy; the real Mr. Trudeau.
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TweetConservative candidate Joan Crockatt and Green candidate Chris Turner are no longer alone in Calgary-Centre, as the field of candidates is filling out. Time is also running out for Prime Minister Stephen Harper to set the date for the by-election. Late last month, the Liberals nominated lawyer and conservationist Harvey Locke. Soon after his nomination . . . → Read More: daveberta.ca – Alberta politics: Winter is coming and so is the a by-election in Calgary-Centre.