The Liberal Party of Canada (LPC) has already announced the candidate who would represent the LPC in the riding of Pontiac, Sophie Chatel. The LPC has sent its members a press release mentioning that Sophie Chatel was elected by acclamation as a candidate for Pontiac in the next federal election and that she will focus on continuing efforts to keep Canada moving forward.
"With a strong focus on important new engagement with Canadians, the Team Trudeau nominations process helps ensure we’re ready to re-elect our dedicated Liberal team in Parliament and continue to elect even more talented, diverse, and hardworking community leaders as Liberal MPs across Canada, whenever the next campaign eventually arrives. ”says National Campaign Co-Chair Navdeep Bains.
Sophie Chatel has been described as a career public servant, she worked at the Department of Finance and the Canada Revenue Agency. From 2017 until recently, she served as Unit Head, Tax Treaties, at the Center for Tax Policy and Administration of the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
This news comes hours after William Amos announced that he would not be a candidate for the next election.