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Candidate for Liberal nomination in Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel signing up new members

By Abbas Rana      

Hassan Guillet says he does not currently live in the riding, but has 11 close family members who live in Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel, Que.

Liberal MP Nicola Di Iorio, left, has said he'll officially resign on Jan. 22. Quebec Imam Hassan Guillet says he intends to seek the Liberal Party's nomination in the riding, and has already started signing-up members. The Hill Times file photograph and courtesy of Facebook

The Liberal Party will open up nominations in the coveted Quebec riding of Saint-Leonard-Saint-Michel in January after incumbent MP Nicola Di Iorio’s announced resignation takes effect, but already a potential candidate says he’s started to sign up members ahead of the contest.

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