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Burnaby - New Democratic Party Leader Carole James' campaign bus rolled up to the Mountain Shadow Pub tonight to watch the contest that has usurped the election campaign for many British Columbians - the Vancouver Canucks in the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Wearing a Canucks' jersey, Ms. James mingled with patrons - including a guy in a "Steelworkers for Carole James" t-shirt.

Despite the news cameras following Ms. James, most of the pub's denizens were intent on following whether the Canucks could clinch this series tonight.

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Ms. James, who had earlier in the day told a radio show host she's led a boring life, drank cranberry juice with soda - "It's very unhockey-like, I think," she confessed.

Ms. James said she follows playoff hockey because her kids followed the game. She even had a bet against her husband, Albert Gerow, that the Canucks would take the series against the St. Louis Blues in four games.

Mr. Gerow now owes her a dinner, after the campaign, after the Canucks won in overtime.

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