Conservative leadership campaign in quiet phase before stepped-up competition

From the left, candidates Patrick Brown, Leslyn Lewis, Scott Aitchison, Pierre Poilievre, Jean Charest and Roman Baber, after the French-language Conservative Leadership debate, on May 25, in Laval, Que.Ryan Remiorz / The Canadian Press Campaign organizers in the Conservative Party leadership race say the battle is far from over, but has entered a short lull … Read more

Former Alberta finance minister Travis Toews calls for unity at campaign launch for UCP leadership

Alberta’s former finance minister Travis Toews delivers the 2021-22 budget in Edmonton on Feb. 25, 2021. Toews is running to replace Jason Kenney as leader of the UCP.JASON FRANSON/The Canadian Press Alberta’s former finance minister officially launched his campaign to succeed Premier Jason Kenney as leader of the United Conservative Party on Saturday by stressing … Read more

‘Chekutty’ fame Lakshmi Menon re-launches ‘Transform a Uniform’ campaign | Lifestyle Fashion

The name Lakshmi Menon is synonymous with social cause. The US-returned fashion designer hogged the limelight in the aftermath of the 2018 floods in Kerala for engaging in activities for a social cause. She joined the rehabilitation program by collecting soiled clothes to make dolls and sold them abroad for the welfare of weavers who … Read more

Beaulieu files campaign finance complaint against fellow school board candidates

WILMINGTON, NC (WECT) – Incumbent New Hanover County School Board Member Nelson Beaulieu has fielded a campaign finance complaint with the North Carolina State Board of Elections alleging Judy Justice, another candidate and fellow board member, of several campaign finance violations. “I just noticed some discrepancies with regards to some of the candidate’s campaign filings … Read more

A series of 24-hour marathons to tackle cigarette butt pollution

Everyone talks about the consequences of smoking on the environment and on health, but what about the cigarette butts that are discarded just anywhere? Nirit Datta, a former IT professional, a wildlife enthusiast and an environmental conservationist, through his public movement codenamed Butt Rush, is on a mission to spread awareness about cigarette butt environmental … Read more

Campaign finance complaint filed in Rome state House race |

Another local candidate running for a Georgia General Assembly seat is facing a complaint connected with campaign finances. The state ethics commission was already looking into a complaint against state Senate District 52 candidate Jeff Lewis. It contends he has failed since 2012 to file required reports for his state House committee, which still has … Read more