Richard Hébert placed first in the northeastern Quebec riding of Lac-Saint-Jean, while Dane Lloyd kept Sturgeon River-Parkland, Alta. in the Conservative fold.
Richard Hébert won Monday's byelection in Lac-Saint-Jean, Que. for the federal Liberals. Photograph courtesy of the Liberal Party of Canada
The governing Liberal Party surged to victory in a competitive northeastern Quebec riding Monday night, showcasing newfound strength in a rural stretch of the province it had arguably not seen there since the early 1980s.
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