It's a constant question hollered out in the media filing rooms or on buses and planes when we file by wireless. What city is it? What riding? What time is it? What time is it Eastern Time?
Little wonder. The Conservative leader's campaign tour will have completed clocked 43,990 kilometers by air once he arrives in Calgary tonight, and travelled another 4,850 km by bus, for a total of 48,840 kilometers.
An official said it was the equivalent of travelling around the world one and a quarter times. A Google search shows the circumference of the earth to be 40,075.16 kilometers.
- Tonda MacCharles