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Liberal, Conservative heavy-hitters brought in to fight to win NDP’s Hamilton ridings 

By Peter Mazereeuw      

High-profile MPs and ministers are hitting the road to help shore up campaigns in other ridings.

Conservative deputy leader Lisa Raitt, right, is not doing an extensive tour outside of her Milton, Ont., riding during this election campaign, but did make a stop in several Hamilton, Ont., ridings earlier this month, along with fellow Conservative Candice Bergen, left. The two are pictured with Peter Dyakowski, the Conservative candidate in Hamilton Mountain. Liberal candidate Adam van Koeverden is running against Ms. Raitt in Milton. Screen-capture of Lisa Raitt's Twitter account

Environment Minister Catherine McKenna has her sights set on the NDP’s two ridings in downtown Hamilton, and two Conservative front-benchers have already visited the city to help launch Tory campaigns in Hamilton Mountain and Hamilton Centre.

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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