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Meet the Candidates: St. Catharines

Meet the Candidates: St. Catharines

Of the four Niagara ridings this may be the most interesting race. The PCs look to city councilor Sandie Bellows looks to unseat longtime Liberal MPP Jim Bradley. The NDP turn to another St. Catharines city councilor, Jennie Stevens. The Greens are running longtime party member Colin Ryrie. St. Catharines is something of a bell-weather […]

Meet the Candidates: Niagara West

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Meet the Candidates: Niagara West

Grimsby, Pelham, Lincoln, West Lincoln, Hamilton It seems that youth will be served in Niagara West. Sam Oosterhoff made headlines when, at 18, he became the youngest MPP in Ontario’s history in 2016. Niagara West is safe territory for the PCs, but that won’t stop the other parties from trying to unseat the now 20 […]

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Meet the Candidates: Niagara Centre

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Meet the Candidates: Niagara Centre

Port Colborne, Welland, Wainfleet, Thorold, south St. Catharines Niagara Centre has long been a stronghold for the provincial New Democrats. The late Peter Kormos easily held the riding for more than two decades, through changing governing parties. For the past two elections Cindy Forster maintained the orange banner. Now the party turns to former St. […]

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Meet the Candidates: Niagara Falls

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Meet the Candidates: Niagara Falls

Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Niagara-on-the-Lake If the Progressive Conservatives are to take control of Queen’s Park they will be looking to break though in ridings like Niagara Falls. Since 2000 it is one of the few ridings in the province that has sent MPPs from three different parties. Currently the seat is held by New […]

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Candidates to debate healthcare in four Niagara ridings

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Candidates to debate healthcare in four Niagara ridings

Four Niagara-based organizations – the Canadian Association of Retired Persons (CARP) Niagara; Council of Canadians (CoC) South Niagara Chapter; Niagara Health Coalition/Ontario Health Coalition and The Retired Teachers of Ontario (RTO/ERO) District 14 Niagara — have teamed up to host candidates’ debates on healthcare in the four Niagara ridings. These four organizations represent well over […]

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It’s on: provincial election kicked off last week

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It’s on: provincial election kicked off last week

The parties have been jabbing at each other and running campaign-style ads for weeks. Last week it became real. The provincial election began May 8/2018, and the four main parties—Liberal, Progressive Conservative, New Democrats (NDP) and the Greens—will be pulling out all the stops to earn your vote. The Liberals seek a fifth straight governing […]

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