Liberal leadership hopefuls tour province
Justin Trudeau greets public at Brandon University, Thursday, January 31, 2013
Published Thursday, January 31, 2013 11:58AM CST
Last Updated Thursday, January 31, 2013 12:15PM CST
Candidates for the Federal Liberal leadership are bringing their campaigns to Manitoba, in anticipation of Saturday’s leaders’ debate in Winnipeg.
Thursday morning Justin Trudeau made a stop at Brandon University, before he was scheduled to hold public meetings on the Long Plain Reserve in Portage La Prairie, and at a high school in Selkirk.
On Friday the leadership hopeful will drop in at the University of Manitoba and the Université de St. Boniface in Winnipeg, as well as the Caboto Centre for a social.
Trudeau made his first stop in the province for a public meeting in Neepawa Wednesday evening.
He isn’t the only candidate making the rounds in Manitoba ahead of Saturday’s leader’s debate.
Lawyer-turned-Member of Parliament Martha Hall Findlay spent the morning at Winnipeg Harvest and the Free Press Café. She will stop at both the Universities of Manitoba and Winnipeg Friday.
Member of Parliament and Liberal leadership hopeful Joyce Murray is also in Winnipeg this week, as part of her tour of Manitoba, which includes visits to Dauphin Lake and Lake St. Martin. She will also be participating in Saturday’s debate.
The debate kicks off at 1 p.m. at the Metropolitan Theatre.
A new Liberal leader will be chosen in April.