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Grit MPs Pacetti, Simms back Trudeau for leader; Trudeau’s national campaign poised to start

Liberal MP Justin Trudeau is not even out of the starting gate, but just hours after La Presse and then other media reported Tuesday that he plans to announce his candidacy for the federal Liberal Party leadership next week Mr. Trudeau won public support from two MPs and signs grew that he has a team of organizers poised across the country to begin his campaign.

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Liberal MP Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo on Sparks Street in Ottawa, is supposed to officially announce he will run for the leadership of the Liberal Party on Tuesday, Oct. 2, in his Papineau, Que., riding.

 

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Grit MPs Pacetti, Simms back Trudeau for leader; Trudeau’s national campaign poised to start

Liberal MP Justin Trudeau is not even out of the starting gate, but just hours after La Presse and then other media reported Tuesday that he plans to announce his candidacy for the federal Liberal Party leadership next week Mr. Trudeau won public support from two MPs and signs grew that he has a team of organizers poised across the country to begin his campaign.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Liberal MP Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo on Sparks Street in Ottawa, is supposed to officially announce he will run for the leadership of the Liberal Party on Tuesday, Oct. 2, in his Papineau, Que., riding.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Monday, April 27, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Vickers honoured at Douglas C. Frith dinner April 2, 2015

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The Château Laurier Ballroom was packed on Tuesday, March 31 for the Canadian Association of Former Parliamentarians dinner.
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The evening began with RCMP Cpl. Craig Kennedy's rendition of O Canada.
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Ambassador to Ireland Kevin Vickers was recognized as an honorary member of CAFP for his heroism as the Sergeant at Arms during the Oct. 22 shooting.
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Peter O'Brian, Liberal MP Carolyn Bennett and Steve Paikin.
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Rob Nicholson and former Liberal MP Sue Barnes.
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Conservative MP Dean Allison.
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Kevin Vickers and Conservative MP Ray Boughen.
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International Union of Operating Engineers' Steven Schumann and Canadian Labour's Nathan Rotman.
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House Deputy Speaker Joe Comartin.
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Mary Dawson, Senator David Smith, and Sharon Sholzberg-Gray.
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Senator Art Eggleton and Conservative MP Earl Dreeshen.
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Independent MP Brent Rathgeber in conversation with TVO's Steve Paikin.
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Andrew Cardozo, Pearson Centre president.
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Conservative MP Jay Aspin and Kevin Vickers.
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Lobbyist Leo Duguay.
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TVO host and author Steve Paikin gave an impassioned speech on what he's learned about the allure of public life.

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