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Cauchon set to enter Liberal leadership race, Bertschi registers too

Former justice minister Martin Cauchon, at odds with front-runner Justin Trudeau over his abandonment of one of the party’s hallmark accomplishments, the federal long gun registry, was set to begin a mad-dash weekend gathering the 300 nomination signatures he requires to enter the race before midnight Sunday.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and courtesy of Jean-Marc Carisse
Former Liberal justice minister Martin Cauchon is expected to enter the Liberal leadership race while David Bertschi registered this week.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The deadline for candidate registration in the federal Liberal Party leadership approached in dramatic fashion on Friday, as former justice minister Martin Cauchon, at odds with front-runner Justin Trudeau over his abandonment of one of the party’s hallmark accomplishments, the federal long gun registry, was set to begin a mad-dash weekend gathering the 300 nomination signatures he requires to enter the race before midnight Sunday.

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Cauchon set to enter Liberal leadership race, Bertschi registers too

Former justice minister Martin Cauchon, at odds with front-runner Justin Trudeau over his abandonment of one of the party’s hallmark accomplishments, the federal long gun registry, was set to begin a mad-dash weekend gathering the 300 nomination signatures he requires to enter the race before midnight Sunday.

The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and courtesy of Jean-Marc Carisse
Former Liberal justice minister Martin Cauchon is expected to enter the Liberal leadership race while David Bertschi registered this week.

PARLIAMENT HILL—The deadline for candidate registration in the federal Liberal Party leadership approached in dramatic fashion on Friday, as former justice minister Martin Cauchon, at odds with front-runner Justin Trudeau over his abandonment of one of the party’s hallmark accomplishments, the federal long gun registry, was set to begin a mad-dash weekend gathering the 300 nomination signatures he requires to enter the race before midnight Sunday.

  

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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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