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2019 Federal Election

Justin Trudeau will make campaign stop in Orillia Friday

Justin Trudeau will make campaign stop in Orillia Friday

Federal Liberal leader's appearance is an indication the riding is up for grabs, say local party officials
Local students grill Simcoe North candidates at forum <b>(4 photos)</b>

Local students grill Simcoe North candidates at forum (4 photos)

All six local hopefuls participated in debate at Patrick Fogarty; 'All-candidates meetings are essential to the democratic process,' said student moderator
Turnout at advance polls up almost 30 per cent

Turnout at advance polls up almost 30 per cent

Advance polls were open from Friday to Thanksgiving Monday
'Fake' climate change, opioids, business take centre stage at debate <b>(10 photos)</b>

'Fake' climate change, opioids, business take centre stage at debate (10 photos)

Last federal debate before Oct. 21 election took place Thursday night for Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte candidates
Want to cast your ballot early? Advance voting begins today

Want to cast your ballot early? Advance voting begins today

Advance polls will be open Oct. 11, 12, 13 and 14 from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. 
Candidates chat with area seniors, weigh in on Lake Simcoe plans

Candidates chat with area seniors, weigh in on Lake Simcoe plans

Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte candidates discuss Lake Simcoe protection plans following recent announcements from Liberals, Conservatives
Canada's most political puppet coming to region this weekend

Canada's most political puppet coming to region this weekend

Ed the Sock, the incorrigible, pungent pundit, is prepared to deliver his brand of election editorializing
Liberals unveil $40M election promise for Lake Simcoe

Liberals unveil $40M election promise for Lake Simcoe

'Like many of you, I enjoy Kempenfelt Bay, but the worsening state of this water keeps me up at night,' says local Liberal candidate
Lakehead students share ideas, concerns with Simcoe North candidates <b>(6 photos)</b>

Lakehead students share ideas, concerns with Simcoe North candidates (6 photos)

Candidates were mainly spectators during panel discussion around getting young people to vote
Where do local candidates stand on cleaning up Lake Simcoe?

Where do local candidates stand on cleaning up Lake Simcoe?

Lake Simcoe Protection Plan calls for reduction of phosphorus pollution by 50 per cent to improve water quality and protect cold-water fishery