Nova Scotia Liberals elect new leader Zach Churchill to replace ex-premier Rankin

HALIFAX — Nova Scotia's Liberal party has elected Zach Churchill as new leader to replace the province's former premier.

Churchill won the leadership with 65 per cent of the vote over Angela Simmonds.

Churchill first joined the legislature in a 2010 byelection and has served as a cabinet minister for the departments of education and health.

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The Canadian Press

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