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Federal By-elections in Ottawa West–Nepean, Peterborough and
Sudbury Have Been Cancelled
Gatineau, Tuesday, August 4, 2015
- The Chief Electoral Officer of Canada, Marc Mayrand, confirmed today that the writs of by-election in Ottawa West–Nepean (Ontario), Peterborough (Ontario) and Sudbury (Ontario) are deemed to have been withdrawn in accordance with subsection 31(3) of the Parliament of Canada Act.
- A notice announcing the withdrawal of the writs and the cancellation of the federal by-elections will be published in the Canada Gazette under section 551 of the Canada Elections Act.
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