Canada election: 3 new Indigenous MPs likely elected for NDP, Tories – Global News

Canada election: 3 new Indigenous MPs likely elected for NDP, Tories – Global News

by ahnationtalk on September 23, 202137 Views

September 22, 2021

There are likely to be three new Indigenous members of Parliament in the House of Commons following a federal election that had a record number of First Nations, Metis and Inuit candidates.

Blake Desjarlais, who is Metis, was declared the winner in Edmonton Griesbach, which has been held by Conservative MP Kerry Diotte since the riding was created in 2015. Mail-in ballots were still being tallied on Tuesday, however.

Adam Chambers, also Metis, took the seat of Simcoe-North in Ontario for the Conservatives.

Lori Idlout kept Nunavut orange and will replace NDP MP Mumilaaq Qaqqaq, who decided not to run again.

Read More: https://globalnews.ca/news/8213533/canada-election-indigenous-mps/

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