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Local campaign signs stolen and defaced

Vandals have been actively destroying campaign signs across the region since the federal election was called on Sunday, Aug. 15, 2021, according to those with local campaigns. Paul Proderick, a campaign volunteer for Liberal Candidate and former Member of Parliament, Mike Bossio, is in charge of Bassio’s signs for the

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A letter to political hopefuls

Dear Aspiring Politician, As the spouse of a Liberal supporter, I have a few things to say to those of you on the campaign trail. In my home there are two voters, myself and my husband. That means there are two opinions you may be able to sway. Personally, I

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Opinion: Kingston’s ban on election signs a partisan tactic

Editorial note: The following is a press release issued by Ruslan Yakoviychuk, Conservative candidate for Kingston and the Islands in the upcoming federal election. As an opinion piece, we have published it unchanged. Please see our commentary below the article for corrections on factual errors. The recent decision by Kingston

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City committee recommends council ban election signs on public property

  On the evening of Thursday, Jun. 13, 2019, minutes before the Raptors’ historic tip-off, five members of city council were themselves making history. Together, voting unanimously on three major amendments to Kingston’s by-laws, the Administrative Policy Committee recommended that City Council ban election signs on public property. If adopted

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Signs of the times?

Two of the three candidates running to represent Williamsville in the coming municipal election have decided to forgo the use of lawn signs. Following suit of their fellow candidates in the Portsmouth District, who all pledged not to use signs during this election, as well as a number of school

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Two districts of school board trustee candidates agree to scrap signs

The city will have even less signage posted during the election now that two districts of public school board trustees have decided not to use signs as part of their campaigning. The candidates running for public school board trustee (English) positions in both the ‘Countryside, Pittsburgh & Frontenac Islands’ and

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Portsmouth candidates agree to no signs during campaign

Carrying on a tradition nearly a decade old, the candidates running to represent Portsmouth District in the upcoming municipal election have agreed they will not use election signs during their campaigns. The last time election signs were used by candidates in Portsmouth District was during the 2006 municipal election, said

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