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Ex-MPs join mayoral races in Vancouver, Burlington

By Kristen Shane, Shruti Shekar      

Plus, Global News' The West Block has a new host, and an iPolitics reporter is moving to Canada 2020.

Former Conservative MPs Wai Young, left, and Mike Wallace, middle, are joining NDP MP Kennedy Stewart, right, on the mayoral campaign trail this summer in B.C. and Ontario. The Hill Times file photographs and photograph by Shruti Shekar
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A bunch of former Members of Parliament are turning their attention from EI and passports to garbage pick-up and zoning restrictions. That’s right, they’re going municipal. Well, at least trying to. Former Conservative MP Wai Young on June 21 announced her candidacy for mayor of Vancouver, Canada’s third-largest city. [caption id="attachment_149349" align="alignleft" width="300"] Former NDP MP Matthew Kellway is running for Toronto city council. Photograph courtesy of Matthew Kellway's Twitter[/caption] She’s running on the ticket of a new

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