Gallant retains seat with increased majority

According to ElectionsCanada.ca with 100 percent of polls having reported, incumbent Cheryl Gallant has been re-elected with an increased majority in Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke (R-N-P). She received 52.7 percent of the vote compared to 45.83 percent at the last election. Voter turnout in R-N-P was 57,506 of 86,010 registered electors (66.86 percent). …

Federal election news: Obama tweets support for Trudeau

Various national and international news sources including CBC, New York Times and The Guardian reported earlier today that President Obama has endorsed Justin Trudeau for re-election. Obama tweeted, “The world needs his progressive leadership now, and I hope our neighbors to the north support him for another term.” ABC News …

Advance polling this weekend

Advance polling days for the Oct. 21 general election take place this weekend (Oct.11 to Oct.14) at Opeongo Senior Centre, 19 Stafford Street, Barry’s Bay from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Here is the complete list of confirmed candidates in Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke (RNP): Source: electionscanada.ca The Current is running a Federal …

Dan Criger releases a modest climate proposal

Dan Criger, Independent Candidate for the riding of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, has today released his ​Modest Climate Proposal​. In it he proposes that the burden of emissions reductions should be on the wealthiest individuals, not seniors and low income families as is presently the case. All parties are promising to “put a …

Libertarian candidate satisfied with OFA debate conduct

Stefan Klietsch, Libertarian Party of Canada candidate for Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke, is declaring satisfaction with the conduct of the All-Candidates Debate hosted by the Ontario Federation of Agriculture (OFA) on October 9th at the Cobden Agricultural Hall. “There was concern with the pledge by OFA organizers to discourage criticism of other candidates …

Gallant says healthcare cutbacks target soldiers and veterans

“Targeting the healthcare of serving members and veterans of the Canadian Armed Forces is wrong,” stated Cheryl Gallant, Conservative candidate for Garrison Petawawa. “Trudeau was happy to give convicted terrorist Omar Kadhr 10.5 million tax-payer dollars. Now voters know where he got the money.” Above: Canadian Armed Forces veteran, Barry Schimmens, …

(Nearly) All Candidates Forum held in Killaloe

The All Candidates Open Forum held at the Killaloe Lions Hall on October 5 by Local 303 of the National Farmers Union attracted nine of the ten declared candidates for election in Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke (RNP). Above from left: David Ainsworth (People’s Party of Canada), Robert Cherrin (Veterans Coalition Party of Canada), …

Meet the Candidates at Westmeath Oct.9

A “Meet the Candidates” event has been organized for the voters of Beachburg and Westmeath to have the opportunity to engage with those running to represent them. This event will be held at the Westmeath Community Centre on Oct. 9th starting at 6:00 p.m.. All candidates in attendance will be …

October 9th candidates meeting

I want to express my deep concern for democracy in the riding of Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. The facts of the matter are laid out in a letter from the Riverview Senior Social Club circulating around the province this morning. Once again our incumbent MP has put this riding in the national news …

All candidates meetings in Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke

All Candidates Meeting For Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke riding will be held at the Killaloe Lions Hall Saturday, Oct. 5 7 to 9 p.m. Followed by a social time with refreshments. All of the candidates have been invited: David Ainsworth — People’s Party of Canada Dan Criger — Independent Cheryl Gallant—Conservative Stefan Klietsch …