Category: Elections

  • Variety of Ways to Vote in Upcoming High River Election

    Variety of Ways to Vote in Upcoming High River Election

    HIGH RIVER, AB: The Town of High River is encouraging all eligible residents to vote in the upcoming municipal election. “There are a variety of ways that residents can vote in the upcoming municipal election,” said Kara Rusk, manager of legislative services and returning officer for the Town. “We wanted to make the process easier and […]

  • Candidates There’s Still Time to Reach More Voters

    Candidates There’s Still Time to Reach More Voters

    Candidates – don’t miss out on reaching more voters. Special election pricing in effect for the last week of your campaign.

  • Advance Voting Times and Locations for Local Municipalities

    Advance Voting Times and Locations for Local Municipalities

    Times and locations for Black Diamond, High River, MD of Foothills, Okotoks and Turner Valley advanced voting.

  • Christ The Redeemer Announces Results of Nomination Day

    Christ The Redeemer Announces Results of Nomination Day

    Many of CTR Catholic’s Trustees will be representing their community for the next term with several acclamations as of the close of nominations.

  • How the Black Diamond Voter Turn Out Compares

    How the Black Diamond Voter Turn Out Compares

    We would like to thank our readers who asked us how this by-election claimed ‘an amazing voter turnout’ with 674 residents coming out to vote. The Town of Black Diamond, along with other Municipalities in Alberta, does not maintain an Eligible Voters List. According to Alberta Municipal Affairs, an estimated 1500 residents fall into the eligible […]

  • Black Diamond Had Amazing Voter Turn Out for By-election

    Black Diamond Had Amazing Voter Turn Out for By-election

    An amazing 674 voters turned out to vote yesterday at the Town’s By-election. Here are your unofficial results – these will be confirmed by noon on August 26th, 2016. Mayor: Glen Fagan – 407 Les Miller – 263 Councillor: Brian Marconi – 342  David Geske – 317 Here are the bios of the successful candidates. […]

  • Conservative Party Announces Leadership Election Date

    Conservative Party Announces Leadership Election Date

    JANUARY 19, 2016 Party members will make important choice for future of Canada OTTAWA – The Conservative Party’s Leadership Election Organizing Committee (LEOC) met in Toronto this past weekend to discuss the process for the Party to elect its next leader. Among the items discussed, LEOC selected May 27, 2017 for Conservative Party members to […]

  • Chief Electoral Officer releases 2014 Annual Report

    Chief Electoral Officer releases 2014 Annual Report

      (Thursday) the Chief Electoral Officer, Glen Resler, released his 2014 Annual Report on the Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Act (EFCDA), available via our website at www.elections.ab.ca/reports/annual/. Section One of the report contains an overview and details about the registration and annual financial statements of political parties, constituency associations, senatorial selection, third-party advertisers and leadership […]

  • Trudeau must fix the voting system: Fair Vote Canada

    After an election in which 9,093,630 (51.8%) votes went nowhere, Justin Trudeau has a golden opportunity to bring a more democratic voting system to Canada.  Liberals won a majority with 39.5% of the popular vote and more than half of all voters were unable to cast an effective ballot. They now will wait another four […]

  • Thank You from Justin Trudeau

    Thank You from Justin Trudeau

    Real change has come to Canada, and it’s because of you. Your knocks and calls. Your donations. Your support on social media. And most importantly, your votes. From every last candidate, to every last volunteer, donor and supporter, remember: I didn’t make history. You did. For three years, we had a very old-fashioned strategy. We […]

  • Statement from Premier Rachel Notley on the Federal Election

      October 19, 2015 Premier Rachel Notley issued the following statement on the result of the 2015 federal election: “I would like to congratulate Prime Minister designate Justin Trudeau on his electoral victory. “I look forward to working collaboratively with him to build a strong Alberta within a strong Canada. “As leaders, we need to […]

  • Jean Statement on Results of Federal Election

      FORT MCMURRAY, AB (October 19, 2015): Wildrose Leader Brian Jean issued the following statement on the results of the federal election: “On behalf of the Wildrose Official Opposition, I congratulate Justin Trudeau on the results of today’s decisive election. The Liberals had a well-run campaign, and I look forward to having an opportunity to […]

  • National 2015 Elections Results and the Foothills Riding Results

    National 2015 Elections Results and the Foothills Riding Results

    Here are the National results as reported by Elections Canada Party                                     Seats                %            Number of Votes Liberal                                      184                54.4%             6,930,136 Consevative                                99                29.3%             5,600,496 NDP-New Democratic Party          44                13.0%              3,461,262 For the full results […]

  • Statement from John Walsh, President of the Conservative Party of Canada

    Statement from John Walsh, President of the Conservative Party of Canada

    OCTOBER 20, 2015 I have spoken with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, he communicated to me a request to initiate a number of actions pursuant to my responsibilities as laid out in the constitution of the Conservative Party of Canada. I thanked the Prime Minister for his leadership on behalf of our party. Stephen Harper has […]

  • Fair Vote Canada offers a tool to look at Disregarded Votes

      On Election Day, Fair Vote Canada will be offering Canadians a different way to analyze election results with the website http://myvoteshouldcount.ca/. This website will provide live results for each riding and party by percentage of unrepresented votes. An unrepresented vote is a vote that will not be represented in the legislature because it did […]