The NDP in the new federal Carleton riding will hold a nomination meeting on Tuesday, July 28 but only one candidate filed nomination papers before the cut-off.
“The only candidate running for the nomination is KC Larocque. As the deadline for submitting an application for approval as a candidate has expired, this will be an acclamation and no voting will be required,” wrote riding association president Ric Dagenais in an email to Carleton NDP supporters.
The nomination meeting will be held at 7:00pm at the Rideauview Community Centre, 4310 Shoreline Dr, in Gloucester. That’s in Riverside South Just east of the Vimy Memorial Bridge off of Earl Armstrong. The location is Wheelchair Accessible.
“My first job out of high school was working for the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives as a research assistant. I also worked for the Federal Party in downtown Ottawa during our historic win in the 2011 federal election. I stayed through to the federal leadership race in 2012. With degrees in both Political Science and Sociology from Lakehead University in Thunder Bay, I was a Human Resources Assistant at Health Canada and a Labour Relations Administrative Coordinator at the Canada Revenue Agency,” she wrote in a bio provided by the riding association. She has also worked in the construction industry and managed a small business.
Other candidates running in Carleton include Pierre Poilievre for the Conservatives, and Chris Rodgers for the Liberals. The Green Party has yet to announce a candidate.