Infrastructure Minister Catherine McKenna, pictured, as she addresses reporters following an incident at her constituency office involving a man who hurled vulgar slurs at one of her female staffers. He had been told that the office was closed due to the pandemic. The incident has been referred to the RCMP and Ottawa Police. McKenna says these types of misogynistic attacks 'happen far too often' to women in politics. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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'What better time to innovate your election system than during a pandemic? Because you're going to have to start thinking outside of the regular way,' says Stéphanie Plante, who has worked with Elections Canada.
Conservative Party members will be able to vote on the phone, online, mail-in ballots, or by drive-through, in ridings where in-person voting is not possible because of the pandemic, say Conservative sources.