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PPC's Nadine Wellwood announces run for Alberta Senate day after federal election

PPC's Nadine Wellwood announces run for Alberta Senate day after federal election

Tripling their votes across the country from the previous election in 2019 was not enough, now Wellwood and two others from the PPC have their sights set on another election day, Oct. 18, in a race for the Alberta Senate the same day Albertans go to the polls for civic elections.
UPDATED: Blake Richards re-elected in Banff-Airdrie as Canada elects Liberal minority

UPDATED: Blake Richards re-elected in Banff-Airdrie as Canada elects Liberal minority

While he won’t be sitting on the government side of the House of Commons, Banff-Airdrie Member of Parliament Blake Richards will be returning to Ottawa for another term as the riding’s federal government representative.
Conservative incumbent Martin Shields wins third term in Bow River

Conservative incumbent Martin Shields wins third term in Bow River

Bow River will remain blue after Martin Shields secured the riding for the Conservatives on Sept. 20. 
Liberals secure minority government, Richards reclaims Banff-Airdrie

Liberals secure minority government, Richards reclaims Banff-Airdrie

With the polls closed and the final votes tallied, the Liberal Party of Canada has secured another minority government. The results come after Trudeau called a snap election just over a month ago.
Airdrie Chamber of Commerce hosts final Banff-Airdrie candidates forum before federal election day

Airdrie Chamber of Commerce hosts final Banff-Airdrie candidates forum before federal election day

The Airdrie Chamber of Commerce, along with the sponsoring CREB, played host to the last all-candidates forum for Banff-Airdrie on Sept. 16, providing all nine candidates the chance to present their platforms and answer Airdrie-specific questions for business owners and prospective voters. 
Campaign signs vandalized in Banff-Airdrie as federal election vote nears

Campaign signs vandalized in Banff-Airdrie as federal election vote nears

The call of a snap federal election last month put candidates into campaign overdrive during a polarizing time in world politics, and the result has shown a high occurrence of campaign signs being vandalized in the Banff-Airdrie riding.
Federal election forum hears from local Banff-Airdrie candidates

Federal election forum hears from local Banff-Airdrie candidates

Voters in the Bow Valley had their chance to hear from Banff-Airdrie candidates in the lead up to the Sept. 20 federal election.
Tom Lipp running under Christian Heritage Party banner in Bow River

Tom Lipp running under Christian Heritage Party banner in Bow River

Long-time Bow River resident Tom Lipp is taking a second crack at federal politics with the announcement of his candidacy for the Bow River riding.
Linden's Jonathan Bridges representing People's Party in Bow River riding

Linden's Jonathan Bridges representing People's Party in Bow River riding

A newcomer to politics, Bow River candidate Jonathan Bridges is hoping his relateability will translate to plenty of votes on Sept. 20. The Linden, Alta.
Independent candidate Caroline O’Driscoll looks to secure Banff-Airdrie riding

Independent candidate Caroline O’Driscoll looks to secure Banff-Airdrie riding

With the federal election creeping closer and closer, independent candidate Caroline O’Driscoll has announced she’ll look to secure the Banff-Airdrie riding. O’Driscoll comes from a farming background, which eventually led to an interest in law. After