Communist Party of Canada candidates, 2006 Canadian federal election

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The Communist Party of Canada ran several candidates in the 2006 federal election, none of whom were elected.


Lisa Gallagher (Brandon—Souris)[edit]

Gallagher received 120 votes (0.32%), finishing seventh against Conservative incumbent Merv Tweed.


Upali Jinadasa Wannaku Rallage (Brampton—Springdale)[edit]

Wannaku Rallage was born and raised in Sri Lanka, and later moved to Italy before coming to the Greater Toronto Area. He is a trade unionist in the service transportation industry, and a member of the Canada-Sri Lanka Patriotic National Organization.[1] He received 110 votes (0.23%), finishing fifth against Liberal incumbent Ruby Dhalla.

Sam Hammond (Sudbury)[edit]

Hammond received 70 votes (0.15%), finishing seventh against Liberal incumbent Diane Marleau.


Evelyn Elizabeth Ruiz (Laurier—Sainte-Marie)[edit]

Evelyn Ruiz is active in Montreal's Latin American community. Ruiz received 100 votes (0.2%) finishing ninth against incumbent and Bloc Québécois leader Gilles Duceppe.[2]

Bill Sloan (Westmount—Ville-Marie)[edit]

Bill Sloan is a lawyer who specializes in the rights of political refugees. Sloan received 69 votes (0.2%) to finish seventh against the Liberal Party of Canada incumbent, Lucienne Robillard.[3]