Area politicians unhappy with potential riding

The mayor of Taber doesn’t mince his words when reacting to a plan to rearrange federal electoral districts in southern Alberta.
“This thing is nasty,” said Ray Bryant. “Looking at the Medicine Hat constituency and tying in everything to the south all the way right to Waterton, it’s nasty looking for someone to be responsible for that area.”
On Wednesday the Federal Electoral Boundary Commission tabled its final proposal to redraw voting districts to add six seats in Alberta. The revised plan would add Cardston Ñ close to a four-hour drive from Medicine Hat Ñ and areas south of Lethbridge to the local riding.

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