Windsor Star

Fledgling party N.L. First launches two candidates

- ST. JOHN’S

The Newfoundla­nd and Labrador First Party has entered the federal election race with two candidates so far.

Greg Byrne will run in the riding of St. John’s South-Mount Pearl, held in the last Parliament by Conservati­ve Loyola Hearn who is retiring. Wayne Bennett will run in the riding of Humber- St. Barbe- Baie Verte, where Liberal Gerry Byrne is the incumbent.

Greg Byrne, originally from Howley, N.L., currently lives with his family in Kelowna, B.C.

The party hopes to field a candidate in each of the province’s seven ridings.

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