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Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau speaks to the Vancouver Board of Trade in Vancouver on Friday, April 11, 2014.
Federal Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau speaks to the Vancouver Board of Trade in Vancouver on Friday, April 11, 2014.
(Jonatan Hayward/THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Why Trudeau’s Liberals could (nearly) sweep Atlantic Canada

Liberals in the Atlantic are feeling bullish these days, some even making bold predictions that the NDP are on shaky ground and Justice Minister Peter MacKay is the only safe Tory in the region.

Although this may be overly optimistic, former Liberal interim leader Bob Rae was in Halifax the other night, rallying the troops at a fundraising dinner and taking shots at the fairness of the Harper government’s so-called Fair Elections Act.