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Helping Calgarians decide who to vote for in the upcoming federal election


Not sure who to vote for yet? The Calgary Journal team has created profiles for eight ridings in Calgary, with the remaining two coming soon. The profiles include short bios or Q & As for all candidates in each party, a summary of the history of the riding, as well as a map of the riding. Click on your riding below to get an overview. To find your riding, go to and enter your postal code.

In addition to riding profiles, the Calgary Journal offers creative and diverse content we hope will stimulate conversation. Through Their Eyes is a video series that examines issues voiced by people from all corners of our city. We’ve paired Calgarians from different backgrounds to explain their points of view on issues that matter to them. 

Follow Calgary Journal on Facebook and Twitter for on-the-ground and up-to-date election coverage. 

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Through Their Eyes: Calgary strangers discuss election issues over tea (Part 1)

First-time voter talks education, environment with oil and gas employee


Through Their Eyes is a video series that examines federal election issues from the perspective of real people. We've paired Calgarians from different backgrounds to explain their points of view on the issues that matter to them. It's not an interview or a debate, it's a conversation, and the Calgary Journal invites you to join in.

Want to weigh in on the issues our participants discussed? Tweet @calgaryjournal with the hashtag #ThroughTheirEyes and tell us your thoughts.

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Storify: Mulcair, Trudeau, Harper bring the heat at Globe and Mail debate

The punching gloves were off as federal leaders debate the issues on Canada's economy in Calgary

 The Globe and Mail federal leaders' debate brought Prime Minister Stephen Harper, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and NDP leader Tom Mulcair to the podium in Calgary to debate on Canada's economy. Here is the social media coverage and reaction to the second federal election debate to take place on the campaign trail.


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Three federal leaders talk tough in YYC before televised debate

Mulcair, Harper and Trudeau choose partisan events to discuss Alberta concerns


New Democratic Party leader Thomas Mulcair, Liberal leader Justin Trudeau and Conservative leader Stephen Harper targeted each other at rallies across Calgary Tuesday in lead up to the Globe and Mail leaders debate Sept. 17.

Calgary’s skies were overcast earlier in the week, as if Mother Nature was reflecting the political storm about to overtake the city.

Mulcair stopped his orange bus at Calgary Confederation NDP candidate Kirk Heuser’s campaign office. Hundreds of supporters stuffed themselves inside the small building on 10th Street N.W., some positioning themselves for a selfie with the NDP leader.

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