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Saturday, May 10, 2014

McGuire Wins Liberal Nomination in SJ Lancaster

Former Common Councillor Peter McGuire winning the Liberal nomination in Saint John Lancaster on second ballot by 42 votes over Don Ketchum. Former Mayor Ivan Court dropped out after the first ballot and threw his support behind McGuire.

He says his priorities for the riding include building seniors housing, developing the empty lots on Fairville Boulevard and creating smarter, better schools with improved literacy along with more flexible financial arrangements for post secondary students. 

McGuire also announcing seniors housing will be built on the former Lou Murphy property on the Milford Road which is a project he's been working on for three years.

McGuire will be going up against Conservative Dorothy Shephard, the Minister of Healthy and Inclusive Communities whom he calls "a great lady". He calls himself the underdog going into the campaign.