The notion of an electoral co-operation group (NOT a coalition, got it?) to act in happy collaboration with one another against the evil Conservatives appears to have run aground on its very first outing. Not a good sign when you’re hoping to bring down a government.
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The man who lost his seat to former Labrador MP Peter Penashue two years ago says he won’t seek the federal Liberal nomination in an upcoming byelection.
Todd Russell chose to make the announcement on CBC’s Labrador Morning and could not be reached for comment in advance of the program.
Russell says he believes his time will be better spent in his current role as president of the NunatuKavut, a non-profit organization that represents the Inuit-Metis of southern Labrador.[/np_storybar]
On Saturday Elizabeth May, leader and sole MP of the federal…
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