Guy Caron be­comes third can­di­date in NDP race

The Hamilton Spectator - - CANADA & WORLD -

Que­bec MP Guy Caron is join­ing the race to lead the NDP, bring­ing to three the num­ber of can­di­dates so far in the race to suc­ceed Tom Mul­cair. Caron, an econ­o­mist who was first elected to the House of Com­mons in 2011, made the an­nounce­ment Mon­day in Gatineau, Que. The slow-start­ing race to re­place Mul­cair has been gain­ing steam in re­cent weeks, with north­ern On­tario MP Char­lie An­gus and B.C. MP Peter Ju­lian also in the run­ning. A lead­er­ship debate is sched­uled for March 12 in Ot­tawa.

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