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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of by-election in Ottawa West–Nepean (Ontario), Peterborough (Ontario) and Sudbury (Ontario) are deemed to have been withdrawn in accordance with subsection 31(3) of the Parliament of Canada Act.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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