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Nova Scotia NDP to choose new leader Saturday

Lenore Zann, Dave Wilson and Gary Burrill are all vying for the leadership of the provincial NDP party. Alexa MacLean/Global News

Sometime Saturday, the Nova Scotia New Democrats will have a new leader.

Gary Burrill, Dave Wilson and Lenore Zann are all vying for the top job.

Darrell Dexter, the former leader of the N.S. NDP, stepped down a month after the party went from being in power to third party status following the 2013 provincial election.

READ: Former NS premier Darrell Dexter resigns as NDP leader

Following Dexter’s resignation, Maureen MacDonald was named acting leader.

MORE: N.S. NDP name acting leader

It’s expected the new leader will be officially announced around 2:30 p.m.

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