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Uncompetitive nomination races weaken parties and Canadian democracy: study

Christian Paas-Lang, The Canadian Press Published Wednesday, July 17, 2019 5:34AM EDT OTTAWA — Nominations for federal elections are strikingly uncompetitive and opaque, according to a new study, which says that has profound consequences for Canadian democracy. New research by the Toronto-based Samara Centre for Democracy shows only 17 per

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Olympian Adam van Koeverden wins federal Liberal nomination in Milton

MILTON, Ont. – Former Olympic flag-bearer Adam van Koeverden will be carrying the Liberal banner into the coming federal election, after securing the nomination in the southern Ontario riding of Milton on Sunday. The 36-year-old kayaker, whose four Olympic medals are the most by any Canadian paddler, will be

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