KAWARTHA LAKES/NORTH DURHAM: Candidate fields are starting to fill up locally, in preparation for the 2021 federal election, being held on September 20th.
In the Haliburton-Kawartha Lakes-Brock riding, Conservative Party MP Jamie Schmale is the incumbent. For the second time, Judi Forbes is running for the Liberal Party in the riding. Zac Miller is the NDP candidate, and Angel Godsoe is running for the Green Party. Alison Davidson is the People's Party of Canada candidate.
In the Durham riding, Conservative MP and party leader Erin O'Toole will be looking to keep his seat in Parliament in this election. Running against Mr. O'Toole is Jonathan Giancroce for the Liberal Party, Laura French for the Green Party, Patricia Conlin for the People's Party of Canada and Christopher Cameron for the NDP.
In the Pickering-Uxbridge riding, Liberal MP Jennifer O'Connell is the incumbent. Former Uxbridge councillor Jacob Mantle will be representing the Conservative Party. Corneliu Chisu is the People's Party of Canada candidate. Eileen Higdon is looking to win the riding for the NDP.
Dan Cearns, Local Journalism Initiative Reporter, The Standard Newspaper