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Seven candidates registered for Liberal leadership, Takach says next leader could determine Grits' fate

With less than a week left before the registration deadline for the federal Liberal party leadership race, only seven candidates were officially registered with Elections Canada as of Tuesday, despite a prediction from one of the contenders, Toronto lawyer and longtime Liberal George Takach, that the contest could be the party’s last chance.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and courtesy of candidates
Justin Trudeau, top left, George Takach, Joyce Murray, Martha Hall Findlay, Marc Garneau, above left, Karen McCrimmon, and Deborah Coyne are so far registered to run for the federal Liberal leadership.

PARLIAMENT HILL—With less than a week left before the registration deadline for the federal Liberal Party leadership race, only seven candidates were officially registered with Elections Canada as of Tuesday, despite a prediction from one of the contenders, Toronto lawyer and longtime Liberal George Takach, that the contest could be the party’s last chance.

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Seven candidates registered for Liberal leadership, Takach says next leader could determine Grits' fate

With less than a week left before the registration deadline for the federal Liberal party leadership race, only seven candidates were officially registered with Elections Canada as of Tuesday, despite a prediction from one of the contenders, Toronto lawyer and longtime Liberal George Takach, that the contest could be the party’s last chance.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and courtesy of candidates
Justin Trudeau, top left, George Takach, Joyce Murray, Martha Hall Findlay, Marc Garneau, above left, Karen McCrimmon, and Deborah Coyne are so far registered to run for the federal Liberal leadership.

PARLIAMENT HILL—With less than a week left before the registration deadline for the federal Liberal Party leadership race, only seven candidates were officially registered with Elections Canada as of Tuesday, despite a prediction from one of the contenders, Toronto lawyer and longtime Liberal George Takach, that the contest could be the party’s last chance.

  

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Monday, September 1, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
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.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

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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