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Liberal candidate declares victory in Mississauga-Lakeshore federal byelection
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Liberal candidate declares victory in Mississauga-Lakeshore federal byelection

Results from a Greater Toronto Area byelection Monday were beginning to suggest an imminent return to government for former Ontario finance minister Charles Sousa — this time as a federal member of Parliament. With just under 20 per cent of the vote counted, Sousa arrived at a campaign event in Mississauga declaring himself the winner, to cheers from a crowd of more than a hundred supporters.“As your voice in Ottawa, I want you to know that I am here to provide support, to work with you and the community, and to be pragmatic at finding the right solutions to those challenges that we face,” Sousa said during a victory speech.“It is an honour to serve this big community and to join the team in Ottawa that shares those values.” Read more: ‘Business as usual’? What to e...