Broadcast journalist Marci Ien to run as Liberal candidate in Morneau’s former riding
Marci Ien, co-host of CTV’s The Social, will be appointed the Liberal candidate in the riding of Toronto Centre — which, until recently, was the seat held by former finance minister Bill Morneau.
The Liberal Party’s spokesperson Braeden Caley confirmed the news in an emailed statement sent to CTV News on Thursday.
“Devoted Toronto community leader and veteran broadcaster Marci Ien will be the Liberal candidate for the upcoming by-election in Toronto Centre,” Caley said in the email.
He also said that the Liberals will be appointing Ya’ara Saks as their candidate in York Centre, the seat previously held by Liberal MP Michael Levitt.
This marks a huge shift from the Liberals’ previous approach to elections. Ahead of the 2015 election, the Liberal…