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Canada Votes 2021

<b>SIMCOE-GREY:</b> People's Party candidate fighting for less government

SIMCOE-GREY: People's Party candidate fighting for less government

Freedom of choice and frustration with government spending pushed Adam Minatel to run for a seat in parliament
<b>SIMCOE-GREY:</b> Front-line experience motivates NDP candidate

SIMCOE-GREY: Front-line experience motivates NDP candidate

Paramedic Lucas Gillies has seen overdose deaths and people struggling to pay for medication; both have inspired his election campaign
<b>SIMCOE-GREY:</b> Conservative incumbent keeps focus on affordability

SIMCOE-GREY: Conservative incumbent keeps focus on affordability

Terry Dowdall has seen the impact of the rising cost of living and housing in Simcoe-Grey as a local politician for 20 years
<b>SIMCOE-GREY:</b> Christian Heritage candidate sees campaign as stand against 'tyranny'

SIMCOE-GREY: Christian Heritage candidate sees campaign as stand against 'tyranny'

Christian values have motivated Ken Stouffer to align himself with the Christian Heritage Party and run in the upcoming federal election
With no Green choice on the ballot, Barrie-Innisfil candidates jockey for those votes

With no Green choice on the ballot, Barrie-Innisfil candidates jockey for those votes

Based on 2019 election results, there could potentially be around 4,700 votes up for grabs in the south-end riding
Political pundit, north-Barrie candidates weigh in on Green Party's absence this election

Political pundit, north-Barrie candidates weigh in on Green Party's absence this election

Some candidates in Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte trying lure Green Party supporters to their camp based on environmental platform or 'common-sense policies'
Despite pandemic limitations, groups hope to engage voters through all-candidate events

Despite pandemic limitations, groups hope to engage voters through all-candidate events

'This election has been harder. It has been harder to get people motivated,' says political analyst
Short campaign, blank ballots raising concerns among some voters

Short campaign, blank ballots raising concerns among some voters

'I think people are overwhelmed because of the pandemic,' says Barrie resident
Vandals mar Liberal candidate's signs with swastikas in Simcoe North

Vandals mar Liberal candidate's signs with swastikas in Simcoe North

'It’s too bad that people have to resort to things like that to express themselves... (and) use hate,' says Cynthia Wesley-Esquimaux
Green Party will not field federal candidates in both Barrie ridings

Green Party will not field federal candidates in both Barrie ridings

Prospective candidates in both Barrie-Innisfil and Barrie-Springwater-Oro-Medonte unable to meet Elections Canada deadline