Old Social Media Posts Keep Sinking Candidates In The Canadian Election

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The Conservatives, NDP, and Liberals have all lost people running for Parliament over old Twitter and Facebook posts, and the trend is likely to continue, especially among younger candidates.

The most high-profile casualty so far was 21-year-old Ala Buzreba, the Liberal candidate in the Calgary Nose Hill riding who stepped down Aug. 18 after offensive tweets she had sent years earlier were dredged up by conservative activists.

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