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Gil McGowan wins the federal NDP nomination in Edmonton Centre

Gil McGowan bested Reakash Walters and Mark Crawford to win the nomination Tuesday night.
Gil McGowan, president of the Alberta Federation of Labour, won the NDP nomination in Edmonton Centre on Tuesday night. (CBC)

The president of the Alberta Federation of Labour will be the NDP candidate in Edmonton Centre in the federal election.

Gil McGowan bested Reakash Walters and Mark Crawford to win the nomination Tuesday night.

In the Oct. 19 election, McGowan will face Liberal candidate Randy Boissonnault, Conservative candidate James Cumming, Green Party candidate David Parker and Libertarian candidate Blaine Bilocerkowec.

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