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Ottawa–Vanier provincial byelection set for Nov. 17

Residents in Ottawa–Vanier will be heading to the polls Nov. 17 to determine which candidate will fill Madeleine Meilleur's place.
A byelection for the provincial Ottawa-Vanier riding will be held Nov. 17, Elections Ontario has announced.

Residents in Ottawa–Vanier will be heading to the polls Nov. 17 to determine which candidate will fill Madeleine Meilleur's place.

Nominations will open on Oct. 27 and close on Nov. 3, according to Elections Ontario.

Claude Bisson, a former RCMP executive whose brother Gilles is a northern Ontario NDP MPP, is running for the New Democrats.

Nathalie Des Rosiers, a University of Ottawa law school dean, is running for the Liberals.

André Marin, the province's former ombudsman, is running for the Progressive Conservatives.

The Green party has not yet chosen a candidate.

Meilleur resigned in June to spend more time with her family, she said at the time.

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