Murray Rankin says he's seeking federal NDP nomination in Victoria

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      Murray Rankin is one of B.C.'s best-known public-interest lawyers, as well as past president of West Coast Environmental Law.

      And now, he wants to become the federal NDP candidate in Victoria in an upcoming by-election. The seat is open as a result of last month's retirement of NDP MP Denise Savoie.

      In the 1990s, Rankin played a major role in the development of B.C.'s Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

      Recently, he argued strongly in favour of a "made-in-B.C." review of the Enbridge pipeline proposal, which has been promoted by the provincial NDP.

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      Sep 9, 2012 at 9:09pm

      Murray is a star. Here's hoping he gets the nomination!

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      Sep 10, 2012 at 3:10am

      If I lived there I would vote for him.

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      Sep 10, 2012 at 2:56pm

      Go Murray!

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      Loni Bowers

      Oct 7, 2012 at 8:13pm

      Murray Rankin, if he gets the nod, will take my vote away from the NDP. If he doesn't get the nomination......I don;t know what to do.

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