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Liberal MP Finnigan pitching Child Benefit, EI changes as he defends at-risk New Brunswick seat

By Peter Mazereeuw      

Conservative rival Peggy McLean was on the ballot provincially last year, but was only named the party’s candidate on July 18 after the nomination contest winner was disqualified.

Liberal MP Pat Finnigan, left, and Conservative candidate Peggy McLean. Mr. Finnigan, who was first elected in 2015 with 47.3 per cent of the vote, could have a tough fight this time around. 'Unless you are in a real Liberal stronghold, you never know how things are going to turn out.' The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade and photograph courtesy of Facebook

Liberal MP Pat Finnigan is getting a helping hand from Liberal cabinet ministers and a head start from the opposition Conservatives as he gears up to try and hold onto his Miramichi-Grand Lake, N.B., seat in this fall’s election.

Peter Mazereeuw

Peter Mazereeuw is a deputy editor for The Hill Times covering politics, legislation, and the Senate.
- peter@hilltimes.com


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