The Christian Heritage Party of Canada
ran 53 candidates in the 1997 federal election
, none of whom were elected.
Dewit is a resident of Carman
, and has listed his occupation as a construction contractor. He first campaigned for the Canadian House of Commons
in the 1993 federal election
, and finished fifth against Reform
candidate Jake Hoeppner
with 399 votes in Lisgar—Marquette
He received 517 votes (1.53%) in the 1997 election, again placing fifth against Hoeppner.
A Martin Dewit has been credited by the Carman Fire Department for playing the character "Sparks the Clown" in instructional lessons for children. This is presumably the same person. As of 2005, there is a Martin Dewit Auctioneering Company in Carman.
Kalyniuk was a bus driver for Winnipeg Transit
. He wrote a letter to the Winnipeg Free Press
during the 1993 federal election
, supporting the Christian Heritage Party and suggesting that party leader Heather Stilwell
be including in the federal party leaders' debate.Paul Kalyniuk, Letter, Winnipeg Free Press
, 13 September 1993. In 1997, he received 363 votes (0.94%) to finish fifth against Reform Party
candidate Howard Hilstrom
In 1999, Kalyniuk complained that his tax dollars went toward services he disapproved of, including abortion
, sex change
operations and NATO
's military actions in Kosovo
.Paul... Read More