Saturday marked the fifth and final debate of the Liberal leadership contest.
Like a lot of the other debates, this one was a ho-hum affair.
The issue that did spur some disagreements, however, was the Green Party's statement — from earlier in the day — in which they said they would not run in the Labrador by-election and throw their support behind the Liberals to defeat Conservative Peter Penashue.
"The electoral situation in Labrador is very unsettling. The call for the by-election is potentially rushed given that Mr. Penashue may still be found guilty in the Elections Canada investigation of his 2011 campaign," Green Party leader Elizabeth May said in the statement.
Penashue, who recently resigned his seat in Parliament after it was learned that he accepted illegal campaign donations, beat out his Liberal opponent in the 2011 election by only 79 votes.
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