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Butts resigns from job to work full-time on Trudeau’s Liberal leadership bid, creates more speculation over McGuinty's federal intentions

A top Ontario Liberal strategist and former aide to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has resigned his post as president of a leading environmental advocacy group to throw his support full-time behind federal Liberal leadership contender Justin Trudeau.

Photograph courtesy of World Wildlife Fund Canada
Gerald Butts, head of the World Wildlife Fund Canada, tweeted on Wednesday that he was leaving his post to work full-time on Liberal MP Justin Trudeau’s federal leadership campaign.

PARLIAMENT HILL—A top Ontario Liberal strategist and former aide to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has resigned his post as president of a leading environmental advocacy group to throw his support full-time behind federal Liberal leadership contender Justin Trudeau.

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Butts resigns from job to work full-time on Trudeau’s Liberal leadership bid, creates more speculation over McGuinty's federal intentions

A top Ontario Liberal strategist and former aide to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has resigned his post as president of a leading environmental advocacy group to throw his support full-time behind federal Liberal leadership contender Justin Trudeau.

Photograph courtesy of World Wildlife Fund Canada
Gerald Butts, head of the World Wildlife Fund Canada, tweeted on Wednesday that he was leaving his post to work full-time on Liberal MP Justin Trudeau’s federal leadership campaign.

PARLIAMENT HILL—A top Ontario Liberal strategist and former aide to Ontario Premier Dalton McGuinty has resigned his post as president of a leading environmental advocacy group to throw his support full-time behind federal Liberal leadership contender Justin Trudeau.

  

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Thursday, August 28, 2014
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Remembering Devon Jacobs Aug. 19, 2014

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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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