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Student candidates in federal election put to the test balancing classes with campaigning

Student candidates in federal election put to the test balancing classes with campaigning

Meghan Piironen isn’t just studying political science. She’s doing it — running for the New Democratic Party in Ontario’s rural Haldimand-Norfolk riding in southwestern Ontario, where she lives with her parents. Her election run has impressed her classmates at the University of Ottawa. “They’re like, ‘Wow, you just like completely jumped the gun!'” The 19-year-old is one of …

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