Justin Trudeau units byelection for Ottawa-Vanier for April three – National

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OTTAWA – Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has set the date for a byelection in an Ottawa driving left vacant by means of the demise of Mauril Belanger.

The byelection will likely be held April three.

Belanger held the long-standing Liberal seat for greater than 20 years ahead of his demise in August 2016, months after being recognized with ALS.

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The byelection is the primary of 5 that may occur this yr.

Trudeau has till the top of the month to set a byelection date in Calgary Heritage, which used to be former high minister Stephen Harper’s driving till his retirement closing yr, and till the top of March to set a byelection date in Calgary Midnapore, which Jason Kenney left to run for the management of the Alberta Progressive Conservatives.

By the summer time, dates will even should be set within the Toronto house driving of Markham-Thornhill, which longtime Liberal John MacCallum left to turn out to be ambassador to China, and the Montreal driving of Saint-Laurent that Liberal Stephane Dion held for 20 years ahead of leaving politics previous this month to turn out to be ambassador to the European Union and Germany.

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