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edmontonjournal edmontonjournal.com 09 Sep, 2021 17:15 am

Thursday's letters: Local partisan politics may not be bad

Thursday's letters: Local partisan politics may not be bad
Keith Gerein’s Sept. 7 column, supported by Dustin Cook’s article, highlighted the fact that partisan entities, specifically the NDP, have been taking a…

Canada is one of the few democracies where political parties are not involved at the local level., France, and Germany, or even the United States, are more poorly governed than Canada at the local level because of partisan involvement.Canada has a very low level of voter turnout at the local level.Try refreshing your browser, or tap here to see other videos from our team.

In the absence of party affiliations, finding information on local candidates can often be a difficult task, given the ambiguity of most candidate websites and literature handouts.This certainly does not mean that they do not have partisan leanings; it is just not always evident.

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