Voters in a northern Manitoba constituency are to go to the polls in a byelection June 7.
The seat of Thompson contains the town of the identical identify and several other different communities stretching to Hudson Bay, and is a longtime NDP stronghold.
It was final held by New Democrat Danielle Adams, who died in a freeway crash in December.
The seat has been received by New Democrats in all however two elections since 1969.
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The NDP candidate this time is Eric Redhead, former chief of the Shamattawa First Nation.
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The governing Progressive Conservatives have nominated Charlotte Larocque, a small-business proprietor.
The Liberals have mentioned they won’t discipline a candidate.
The Progressive Conservatives maintain 36 of 57 legislature seats. The NDP maintain 17 and the Liberals have three.
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