Cost of Living

The federal election means a five-week spending flurry across the country

Just how much money flows out the door during a federal election? The Cost of Living visited a federal candidate's campaign headquarters the day before the election was called.

Millions of dollars - with a shelf life - are flowing in and out as the campaign kicks off in Canada

Campaign volunteers prep election signs at Tom Kmiec's Calgary Shepard campaign headquarters. (Anis Heydari/CBC)

Just how much money flows out the door during a federal election? The Cost of Living visited a federal candidate's campaign headquarters the day before the election was called.

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