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All federal parties stake out multiculturalism positions

Reflecting ethnic and racial diversity goes to heart of diversity of Canadian culture

On the day Belinda Stronach was announcing her big shocker, Conservative Party Leader Stephen Harper was in Montreal introducing his new candidate for Brossard-La Prairie, Tenzin Dargyal Khangsar. This respected member of the Buddhist community in Canada with ties to the Dalai Lama was something of a coup for the party. The Conservatives are trying to do their bit to ensure that they reflect the diversity of Canada's big cities, especially the seat-rich urban centres of Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal, where the party has to make big gains in order to form government.

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All federal parties stake out multiculturalism positions

Reflecting ethnic and racial diversity goes to heart of diversity of Canadian culture

On the day Belinda Stronach was announcing her big shocker, Conservative Party Leader Stephen Harper was in Montreal introducing his new candidate for Brossard-La Prairie, Tenzin Dargyal Khangsar. This respected member of the Buddhist community in Canada with ties to the Dalai Lama was something of a coup for the party. The Conservatives are trying to do their bit to ensure that they reflect the diversity of Canada's big cities, especially the seat-rich urban centres of Vancouver, Toronto and Montreal, where the party has to make big gains in order to form government.

  

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Devon Jacobs, right, with Monte Solberg and Jim Armour at the 2012 Manning Networking Conference.

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Devon Jacobs with Liberal MP Scott Simms.

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Devon Jacobs with former colleague Jim Patrick, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Mauril Belanger at the 2013 all-party party.

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Devon Jacobs, centre, with Conservative MPs (from left) Susan Truppe, Colin Carrie, Ted Opitz, Lynne Yelich and Eve Adams.

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