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Liberals aiming to win Harper’s former Calgary Heritage riding

By Abbas Rana      

Three potential candidates including former Conservative MP Lee Richardson have filed their nomination papers with the Liberal Party office.

The riding of Calgary Heritage has been vacant since August after former prime minister Stephen Harper resigned from his seat. Liberals want to win this riding in the next byelection expected to be called next month. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Bolstered by a breakthrough in Alberta in the last federal election, the Liberals are now going for the jugular and targeting former prime minister Stephen Harper’s riding, one of the safest and symbolically most important Conservative Party seats in the country.

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