July 15, 2018 5:23 pm

Melanie Joly to run again as Liberal candidate in 2019 federal election

Melanie Joly speaks to the crowds gathered in Ahuntsic-Cartierville as Joly is nominated as the Liberal candidate for the upcoming 2019 federal elections. Sunday, July 15, 2019.

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With the next federal election just over one year away, the Liberal Party has put forward its first nomination in Quebec.

At an event in Ahuntsic-Cartierville, Melanie Joly was nominated as the Liberal candidate for that riding.

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It’s a position she has held since 2015, on top of her role as Minister of Canadian Heritage.

Sunday’s announcement marks the first of many similar events expected in the coming months.

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For Joly, it was a chance to reassert her commitment to helping middle-class families.

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