ELECTION 2015: Mulcair plans Vernon visit

NDP leader Tom Mulcair will make a stop in Vernon Sept. 1, 2015.

VERNON - The leader of the NDP will stop in Vernon next week.

Tom Mulcair is visiting Tuesday, Sept. 1, to help launch local candidate Jacqui Gingras’ campaign in the North Okanagan-Shuswap riding.

The public event is happening at Gingras’ office at 3023 30 Avenue starting at noon.

Other party leaders Justin Trudeau, Stephen Harper and Elizabeth May have not announced any visits to Vernon, making Mulcair the first national leader to make a local appearance since the election began.

To contact the reporter for this story, email Charlotte Helston at chelston@infonews.ca or call 250-309-5230. To contact the editor, email mjones@infonews.ca or call 250-718-2724. 

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