Several complaints of provincial electoral signs being too big have raised to the surface of the political landscape in Airdrie.

Airdrie bylaw restricts signs from exceeding a certain size, however certain signs around Airdrie sit slightly larger than the bylaws allow.

NDP candidate for Airdrie-East Roxie Baez Zamora said that breaking bylaw should not be done by someone in power.

"I believe that, as a leader and as somebody that is supposed to lead by example, you should follow the rules. It is very important because that is the example you're setting up."

Rick Northey, FCP candidate for Airdrie-East, said the signs did not really matter to him.

"It's not for me to say or for me to complain about. It really doesn't bother me if the signs are too big."

UCP candidate for the Airdrie-East riding, Angela Pitt, said any signs her part might have put up that break the bylaw will be coming down.

"I know that there was a discrepancy between our interpretation of the bylaws and we've agreed that the signs will be coming down."

Vern Raincock, Alberta party candidate for Airdrie-Cochrane, said he runs a signless campaign. 

"I'm all for the visual environment, therefore I'm signless," said Raincock.

"If everybody was signless, we wouldn't have this issue."


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