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This article was published 4/9/2012 (2594 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.
NDP candidate Brandy Schmidt, 30, finished a distant third in the Fort Whyte byelection Tuesday evening. She said she knew going into the race that she was in for a tough fight.
"We knew it was a Conservative riding coming in. We were just looking to have a strong showing and to show the folks that there was a choice," she said after speaking to a gathering of close to 100 NDP supporters at a restaurant in the constituency.
The former community engagement manager for the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada in Manitoba said she would be willing to represent her party again in a future election.
Larry Kusch didn’t know what he wanted to do with his life until he attended a high school newspaper editor’s workshop in Regina in the summer of 1969 and listened to a university student speak glowingly about the journalism program at Carleton University in Ottawa.