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Election 2021 takeaway: most Northern Manitobans can’t be bothered with democracy

Election 2021 takeaway: most Northern Manitobans can’t be bothered with democracy

Churchill-Keewatinook Aski (previously Churchill) riding hasn’t seen fewer people cast ballots in a general election since 1957.
Niki Ashton elected to fifth term as Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP in Sept. 20 election

Niki Ashton elected to fifth term as Churchill-Keewatinook Aski MP in Sept. 20 election

New Parliament looks nearly identical to the previous one, with Liberals once more holding the most seats, but not a majority.
Justin Trudeau's Liberals win third term but fall short of securing majority

Justin Trudeau's Liberals win third term but fall short of securing majority

The Liberals enjoyed a healthy lead Monday night as early poll results started trickling in across the country.
Federal election: Where the parties stand on 16 issues

Federal election: Where the parties stand on 16 issues

From child care to climate change, Canadian Press breaks down the election promises.
Decision day is here: Canadians electing next federal government today

Decision day is here: Canadians electing next federal government today

In Northern Manitoba, four challengers, two of them female, are seeking to unseat the NDP’s Niki Ashton, who has spent 13 years as Churchill-Keewatinook Aski’s MP.
Obama, Clinton and Sanders endorse Canadian party leaders — is it election interference?

Obama, Clinton and Sanders endorse Canadian party leaders — is it election interference?

The question has been floating around on social media, so we asked Elections Canada.
First Nations members encouraged to vote in Sept. 20 federal election

First Nations members encouraged to vote in Sept. 20 federal election

‘I am First Nation and I Vote’ campaign uses Facebook group to motivate First Nations members 18 and older to cast a ballot on Monday.
‘Broken promises:’ Manitoba First Nation leader has no faith Liberals will deliver clean drinking water

‘Broken promises:’ Manitoba First Nation leader has no faith Liberals will deliver clean drinking water

Tataskweyak Cree Nation band councillor says boil-water advisory in his community, which has been in place since 2017, isn't likely to come to an and soon.
More than 500 mail-in ballots already received by returning offices in Churchill-Keewatinook Aski

More than 500 mail-in ballots already received by returning offices in Churchill-Keewatinook Aski

Number of special ballots received in the riding so far already outpaces how many were received in the previous two federal elections.
Editorial: Who will Canadians and Manitobans vote for on Monday?

Editorial: Who will Canadians and Manitobans vote for on Monday?

The NDP has the most well-organized political machine in the Churchill-Keewatinook Aski riding, but turnout typically is well below 50 per cent, meaning there are a lot of potential votes out there, enough in theory to overcome even the massive edge in ballots cast that usually favours the NDP.