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More aboriginals on hustings

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It's still paltry, but the number of indigenous candidates in this year's civic election has never been higher, say two key aboriginal leaders.

Past elections have produced only a couple of aboriginal candidates, such as in 2002 when Chris Henderson, an ......

Point Douglas council candidate Rebecca Chartrand talks to resident Kirstin Rominuk. Chartrand had encouraged other indigenous people to run for office, only to receive the same urging. Show/Hide caption

Point Douglas council candidate Rebecca Chartrand talks to resident Kirstin Rominuk. Chartrand had encouraged other indigenous people to run for office, only to receive the same urging. - JOE BRYKSA / WINNIPEG FREE PRESS

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