Oda faces an 'elephant' on the campaign trail

Voters in the CIDA minister's riding call it the "not issue."

Michelle Collins
Published: Wednesday, 04/20/2011 12:00 am EDT

BOWMANVILLE, ONT.—In CIDA Minister Bev Oda's rural riding just north of Toronto, it's known by just about everybody as the "not issue"—and in the local election campaign, it's clear the "not issue" is not going away and has in fact become "the elephant in the room."

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