Newspaper article The Canadian Press

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Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 12:25 PM ET

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National Audio 12:25 PM ET

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NAT128 - (NS-Electoral-Boundaries) HALIFAX. x-17s. The Acadian Federation of Nova Scotia says it wants the provincial government to redraw the electoral map to restore three protected ridings ahead of an expected election, or it will seek a court order to do so. Federation executive director Marie-Claude Rioux says her organization believes an interim solution can be found quickly that would allow the government to drop the writ when it chooses. Rioux says the federation ultimately wants a more formal process to decide the boundaries within the next two years. ("..go there.") (SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: A Nova Scotia Court of Appeal ruling released in January found a 2012 boundary redrawing by the former NDP government violated the voter rights section of the Charter of Rights. …

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