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Trudeau to visit North Battleford to back Liberal byelection candidate
Larry Ingram, the Liberal candidate for the upcoming Battlefords-Lloydminster byelection, poses with Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. (Facebook)
Published Thursday, December 7, 2017 1:35PM CST
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in Saskatchewan this evening, backing the Liberal Party’s candidate for the upcoming Battlefords-Lloydminster byelection.
Trudeau is scheduled to be in North Battleford for a meet-and-greet event with candidate Larry Ingram at the city’s Dekker Centre.
Ingram is up against four other candidates in the Dec. 11 federal byelection, which was declared following long-serving Conservative Party MP Gerry Ritz’s resignation. Rosemarie Falk is running as the Conservative candidate; Matt Fedler is aiming to win for the New Democrats; Yvonne Potter-Pihach is running for the Green Party; and Ken Finlayson is an independent candidate.
Ingram ran for the Liberals against Ritz in the 2015 federal election.