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Lethbridge Herald (Newspaper) - July 27, 2015, Lethbridge, AlbertaThe imminent Federal election Campaign will see More Money splashed around than Ever before in Canada and the deep pocketed conservatives can claim a decided advantage a an Edge that increases exponentially if prime minister Stephen Harper opts for a longer Campaign than usual new number crunching shows. While much has been made of the ruling party s fundraising prowess at the National level the biggest Impact of an extended Campaign will be Felt by candidates in local Riding contests. An in depth analysis by the Canadian. Press of financing at the grassroots level shows that conservative candidates Riding based War chests Are flush with Cash dramatically outpacing their political rivals in efforts to raise and stash away Money. A review of the most recent financial statements filed by Riding associations to elections Canada this month show candidates for the nip liberals greens bloc quebecois and other smaller parties simply done to have the Money to compete on a. Level playing Field with conservative contenders whose local War chests Are overflowing. Those 2014 financial reports in each of the country a 338 constituencies shows that conservative electoral District associations ended the year with net assets totalling More than $19 million. A More than the Riding associations of the liberals new democrats greens and bloc combined. Liberal Riding associations reported a total of about $8 million in net assets nip associations More than $4.4 million the greens at almost $1.2 million and the bloc at about $410,000. Under the 200? feed Date election legislation introduced by Harper s government canadians will go to the polls on oct. 19. # continued please see Page a2canadian reservist Dies at Man. Training base the Canadian press sbh0, Man a Canadian Soldier in the reserves has died while training at a military base in. Manitoba. The military issued a news release saying that pet. Kirby Tott died suddenly saturday afternoon at Canadian forces base Shilo. The release provides no details on the circumstances but notes Tott was taking his Basic Reserve infantry training at Shilo with the 3rd Canadian division training Centre. It says the death is under investigation and that an autopsy will be conducted. The release says Tott joined the Canadian. Armed forces As a reservist with the Rocky Mountain rangers in Prince George. B.c., in 2012. Canadian press photo prime minister Stephen Harper at a Stampede breakfast in Calgary. Deep pockets we a be Factor in Campaign Riding analysis shows spending for longer Campaign favours conservative candidates eve Adams trounced in nomination fight sex tory Falls in bid for Liberal role in ont. Riding Colin perked the Canadian press Toronto conservative defector eve Adams failed on j sunday in her bid to run As a Liberal candidate in the looming Federal election. The sitting member of parliament welcomed personally into the fold by Liberal Leader Justin i Trudeau was handily beaten for the party is nomination in the Toronto Riding of Eglinton a Lawrence by lawyer Marco Mendicino. Results of the ballot a 792 for Adams and 1,127 for her victorious rival a prompted ecstatic i applause from. Mendicino a supporters. The result Means Mendicino 42, a married father of two will now face off against tory finance minister Loe Oliver in the election that j must be held no later than oct. 19. A a there a no booing for eve a he said in a Victory a speech. A eve ran a tremendous a continued please see Page a2 Canadian press photo Liberal my eve Adams is seen As party members in the Toronto Riding of egg Anton Lawrence vote for their election candidate on sunday. Monday Joan Bryden and Jordan press the Canadian press Ottawa locals debate value of benefits Chang child care cheques will have varying Impact Dave Mayo Ell Lethbridge Herald Quot Etna okie Gefter Ald com its the latest twist on a family support program that began in 1945. The Federal government has been promoting its new child care Benefit cheques upping the rate from the $100 per month per child under age six introduced in 2006. The new rate is $160 for preschoolers plus $60 per month for children aged six to 17. But at the same time the Harper conservatives cancelled the non refundable child tax credit. As a result critics Point out families could be paying Back hundreds of dollars when they file their income tax returns next Spring. The real Impact tax advisors say. Will Range from just $22 per month to $275 for each child. Mike Pyne Liberal candidate in Lethbridge for this Falls election describes the new scheme As favouring the richest families while doing Little for Canada s Middle class workers. Quot Harper s economic plan has failed the Middle class residents of this Community they continue to work longer and harder just to make ends he says. Pyne says a Liberal government would introduce a tax free child Benefit program which would provide nine of out 10 Canadian families greater benefits than the current system. Cheryl Meh Eden. The new democrats candidate in the Riding warns the conservatives taxable cheques May push Many lower income families into a higher tax bracket. A for if you get a Day care subsidy you could end up losing she says. A a it a not a very Well thought out the governments reelection promotion of the program has been deceptive. Meh Eden adds. The advertising does no to Tell parents the Money could be clawed Back next Spring. Quot Quot it s deceptive because it is not giving full disclosure for political scientist Faron Ellis the pre election cheques stir memories of former Premier Ralph kleins infamous Quot Ralp Bucks Quot at $400 a pop. They were sent to albertan before he went to the polls for another successful re election bid. While not Many albertan will receive that much every month under the Federal tories new scheme the Harper government is sending out seven months Worth a accumulated since the income tax credit was cancelled effective Lan. 1 a continued vase see oboe at Herald photo by Lan Martens keeping close watch a Swainson s Hawk and a pair of Chicks look Down from their nest atop a tree1 in a Southside backyard. The Hawk commonly seen through the area nests comparatively late in the summer following a Long Winter migration from As far away South As Flora Macdonald who served Asa senior Cabinet member in two conservative Federal governments and made a run for the party s leadership in 1976, has died. She was 89�? Seo a4 Mamom aussie spoils party at Glenn Abbey Jason Day overtakes David Hearn to win Canadian open Golf tournament see sports 2015 1 More Eza it us swum Sifler sur mum ism �?�2wt a t i Ammsso is just stood ills Costor. Syrup a inst Fui Tims As you find your m my it fat or it Hsui Owr you 1 a Pup Sud at out no tub saw is Star pm 9 2015dealer of the year we Subaru Canada fit till ibb a fiume As note Conj 09-10 Como 03 Community to Dve Dory to Hometown a3 Imam a2 sports 64-6 Wyher 62 03 Delhi 00 televtocn4ema10 heat fineness b1-2 Mpwo forum As the Wamoto a10 forgmi9i�inqbandcon�9nmc$&k>ourl Etori ig9hinkicrcui$pkakstslo�qatx ulhomd9lniry Cak us at 403-327-5511

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