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Six-term Liberal MP Cuzner ‘disappointed’ he was left out of cabinet, not 100 per cent sure if he will seek re-election

By Abbas Rana      

Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner and PMO deny speculation that Trudeau's principal secretary, Gerald Butts, has any plans to run for the Liberals in the federal Nova Scotia riding of Cape Breton-Canso.

Nova Scotia Liberal MP Rodger Cuzner, left, pictured with NDP MP Nathan Cullen, is still unsure if he will run in the upcoming election. The Hill Times file photograph

PARLIAMENT HILL—After 19 years in federal politics, a veteran Liberal MP from Nova Scotia—who won his riding with the highest percentage of votes in his province, in 2015—is not 100 per cent sure if he will seek re-election in October.

Abbas Rana

Abbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times. He reports on the Parliamentary caucuses, nomination contests, political leadership campaigns, Elections Act laws, and the Senate. Abbas loves to chat with sources on-the-record or on not-for- attribution basis especially when they have verifiable story tips that could be followed as news stories. Brown envelopes are also always a lot of interest to him. Born and raised in Pakistan, Abbas speaks Punjabi, Urdu and Hindi. When not chasing politicians down on the Hill, he likes to watch cricket and movies.
- arana@hilltimes.com


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