Campaign preparation underway while parties await timing of byelections
Three House of Commons seats are officially vacant, with a fourth expected to open up this fall when Alberta Conservative MP Jason Kenney resigns.
From the left, the late Mauril Bélanger's Ottawa-Vanier seat has been declared vacant, as has the late Conservative MP Jim Hillyer's seat in Medicine Hat-Cardston-Warner, and former prime minister Stephen Harper's Calgary Heritage seat. As well, Conservative Jason Kenney is expected to resign as the MP for Calgary Midnapore on Oct. 1. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright