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CanadaFormer Ontario Liberal cabinet minister Michael Coteau running for party leadership

08:30  17 june  2019
08:30  17 june  2019 Source:   globalnews.ca

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Former Ontario Liberal cabinet minister Michael Coteau running for party leadership© Global News Michael Coteau, MPP for Don Valley East is announcing his bid to be the Ontario Liberal party's next leader.

Ontario Liberal MPP and former cabinet minister Michael Coteau is officially entering the race to seek party leadership.

The MPP for Don Valley East will announce on social media Sunday his bid to lead the Ontario Liberals after it lost power and failed to maintain official party status in the 2018 provincial election.

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Coteau was first elected in 2011 and held multiple portfolios during Kathleen Wynne's government. He's currently a third-term MPP with the Liberal party.

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Others running for party leadership include former transportation minister Steven Del Duca and former Liberal candidate Alvin Tedjo.

The Ontario Liberal Party announced Saturday that it has finalized some of the guidelines for its upcoming leadership race, setting the entrance fee at $100,000.

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The Ontario Liberal Party Executive Council said $25,000 of that money will be a "conditionally refundable deposit," while the rest is the registration fee.

Candidates will have until Nov. 25 to register for the vote, which is to take place in March 2020, and those who want to vote in the race have until Dec. 2 to join the party.

With files from The Canadian Press

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