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So far, three mayoral candidates are campaigning for the job now held by Tara Veer – who hasn’t yet announced whether she will be seeking re-election. (Black Press file photo)

A third candidate enters Red Deer’s fall mayoral race

Two additional people are campaigning for seats on city council

 

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau shakes hands with Yukon Premier Sandy Silver as Liberal on Wednesday February 8, 2017 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Yukon headed for minority government as two main parties in a tie

Liberals came into the election looking to build on their surprise 2016 majority win

 

President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada Dominic LeBlanc arrives at a news conference Tuesday October 6, 2020 in Ottawa. The minority Liberal government is urging opposition parties to speed up passage of a bill aimed at ensuring a federal election could be safely conducted if need be during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada Dominic LeBlanc arrives at a news conference Tuesday October 6, 2020 in Ottawa. The minority Liberal government is urging opposition parties to speed up passage of a bill aimed at ensuring a federal election could be safely conducted if need be during the COVID-19 pandemic. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Frieda McDougall, the City’s returning officer, speaks about the Oct. 18, 2021 municipal election. (Black Press Image).

Nominations already being accepted for 2021 municipal election in Red Deer

Election Day is Oct. 18, but interest is already being shown: Returning officer

Frieda McDougall, the City’s returning officer, speaks about the Oct. 18, 2021 municipal election. (Black Press Image).
FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2020, file photo Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks during a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hawley, says he will raise objections next week when the Congress meets to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the election, forcing House and Senate votes that are likely to delay — but in no way alter — the final certification of Biden's win.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File)

Missouri senator to contest Biden’s Electoral College win

Missouri senator to contest Biden’s Electoral College win

FILE - In this Oct. 12, 2020, file photo Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., speaks during a confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington. Hawley, says he will raise objections next week when the Congress meets to affirm President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the election, forcing House and Senate votes that are likely to delay — but in no way alter — the final certification of Biden's win.(AP Photo/Susan Walsh, Pool, File)
FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2020, file photo Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., speaks as President Donald Trump and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., listen at a campaign rally at Valdosta Regional Airport, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Valdosta, Ga. Many Republican voters in Georgia are angry; certain that widespread voter fraud — claims of which are baseless — cost President Donald Trump the election. Most Republican voters in the state interviewed said they were prepared to put their skepticism aside to vote for Perdue and Loeffler in their races against Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

Fox, Newsmax shoot down their own aired claims on election

Prospect of legal action for reporting false information

  • Dec 22, 2020
FILE - In this Dec. 5, 2020, file photo Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., speaks as President Donald Trump and Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., listen at a campaign rally at Valdosta Regional Airport, Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Valdosta, Ga. Many Republican voters in Georgia are angry; certain that widespread voter fraud — claims of which are baseless — cost President Donald Trump the election. Most Republican voters in the state interviewed said they were prepared to put their skepticism aside to vote for Perdue and Loeffler in their races against Democrats Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File)

In a first, leading Republicans call Biden president-elect

In a first, leading Republicans call Biden president-elect

Dusk settles over the White House, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

Supreme Court rejects Republican attack on Biden victory

Supreme Court rejects Republican attack on Biden victory

Dusk settles over the White House, Monday, Dec. 7, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court has rejected Republicans' last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the electoral battleground. The court without comment Tuesday, Dec. 8, refused to call into question the certification process in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)

Hundreds of GOP members sign onto Texas-led election lawsuit

Hundreds of GOP members sign onto Texas-led election lawsuit

In this Nov. 5, 2020, file photo, the Supreme Court in Washington. The Supreme Court has rejected Republicans' last-gasp bid to reverse Pennsylvania’s certification of President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the electoral battleground. The court without comment Tuesday, Dec. 8, refused to call into question the certification process in Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Washington. A tweet seeking to distance Elections Canada from the use of electronic voting equipment has earned a like from the president of the United States. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Evan Vucci
President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House, Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Washington. A tweet seeking to distance Elections Canada from the use of electronic voting equipment has earned a like from the president of the United States. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Evan Vucci
A demonstrator dressed in a prison suit and wearing a mask to resemble President Donald Trump stands outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center where votes are being counted, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Rebecca Blackwell

After yet another tight U.S. election, do protest songs make a difference?

Before the 2016 election, dozens of mainstream artists sang against Trump

A demonstrator dressed in a prison suit and wearing a mask to resemble President Donald Trump stands outside the Pennsylvania Convention Center where votes are being counted, Friday, Nov. 6, 2020, in Philadelphia. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Rebecca Blackwell
Vice President-elect Kamala Harris holds hands with President-elect Joe Biden and her husband Doug Emhoff as they celebrate, in Wilmington, Del., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Federal cabinet ministers are welcoming Joe Biden election as the next U.S. president as an opportunity to advance the fight against climate change. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Harnik

Ottawa welcomes president-elect Joe Biden as ally in climate fight

Trudeau government’s enthusiasm for Biden’s climate-change policies are well-founded

Vice President-elect Kamala Harris holds hands with President-elect Joe Biden and her husband Doug Emhoff as they celebrate, in Wilmington, Del., Saturday, Nov. 7, 2020. Federal cabinet ministers are welcoming Joe Biden election as the next U.S. president as an opportunity to advance the fight against climate change. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Harnik
President Donald Trump leaves the podium after speaking at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. His back against the wall, a frustrated Donald Trump is lashing out, spinning an elaborate conspiracy theory as he tries to maintain his grasp on the presidency. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Evan Vucci
President Donald Trump leaves the podium after speaking at the White House, Thursday, Nov. 5, 2020, in Washington. His back against the wall, a frustrated Donald Trump is lashing out, spinning an elaborate conspiracy theory as he tries to maintain his grasp on the presidency. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Evan Vucci
Peter Mansbridge poses backstage at the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Mansbridge says the U.S. election shows that the media has “more work to do” to build trust. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
Peter Mansbridge poses backstage at the Canadian Screen Awards in Toronto on Sunday, March 11, 2018. Mansbridge says the U.S. election shows that the media has “more work to do” to build trust. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Peter Power
Municipal workers extract Luzerne County ballots from their envelopes, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. The United States could have avoided the “crippling political paralysis” it is experiencing if it had a central elections administrator like in other democracies, says an American professor who teaches in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Mary Altaffer
Municipal workers extract Luzerne County ballots from their envelopes, Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. The United States could have avoided the “crippling political paralysis” it is experiencing if it had a central elections administrator like in other democracies, says an American professor who teaches in Canada. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Mary Altaffer
A monitor shows a news program website on the U.S. elections at a foreign exchange dealing company Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

News organizations rebuke Trump on election results claim

‘As far as I’m concerned, we already have won this’

  • Nov 4, 2020
A monitor shows a news program website on the U.S. elections at a foreign exchange dealing company Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2020, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)
Cowlitz County voters fill our their ballots while following social distancing protocols, at the Cowlitz County Administration Building in Kelso, Wash., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Courtney Talak/The Daily News
Cowlitz County voters fill our their ballots while following social distancing protocols, at the Cowlitz County Administration Building in Kelso, Wash., Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020 THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP, Courtney Talak/The Daily News
A right-wing protester armed with an AR-15 style rifle looks at Black Lives Matter counter-protesters who are across the street in front of the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, Ore., on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. Canadians are watching in fear today as their American neighbours vote in earnest, capping a campaign marked by rising voter intimidation, threats of postelection violence, and the potential breakdown of democracy itself. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Selsky

Canadians await U.S. election in fear, as poll reveals anxieties about aftermath

72 per cent concerned that Trump wouldn’t accept result if he loses

A right-wing protester armed with an AR-15 style rifle looks at Black Lives Matter counter-protesters who are across the street in front of the Oregon State Capitol in Salem, Ore., on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020. Canadians are watching in fear today as their American neighbours vote in earnest, capping a campaign marked by rising voter intimidation, threats of postelection violence, and the potential breakdown of democracy itself. THE CANADIAN PRESS/AP-Andrew Selsky
U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to win a second term. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)
U.S. President Donald Trump hopes to win a second term. (File photo by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS)