The new NDP riding association is formed, and they have their man. Sterling Belliveau will represent the NDP when an election is called in the riding of Queens Shelburne.
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Sterling Belliveau gives a speech at Queens Place Emera Centre on Aug. 27. Belliveau was uncontested in his bid to be the nominee for the NDP in Queens Shelburne
On Aug. 27 members of the association met at Queens Place Emera Centre to elect their candidate. There was no opposition to Belliveau.
MLA Vicki Conrad will continue to represent the riding until an election is called. Conrad made the decision earlier this year to step down at the end of her term. In the meeting Tuesday night however she hinted she may return to politics, saying she is stepping down "for now."
The new riding of Queens Shelburne takes in all of Queens County, and Shelburne County down to Clyde River.