Bob Rae selected as interim Liberal leader

Former Ontario premier expected to guide struggling party for next 18 to 24 months

The Liberals have selected Ontario MP Bob Rae as their interim leader. Rae was selected to lead the party in a temporary capacity until a more permanent solution can be found sometime in the next 18 to 24 months. Quebec MP Marc Garneau unsuccessfully challenged Rae for the position, though he said he may run for the permanent leadership should he lose the interim job. Rae is barred from running for the permanent leadership of the party.

The Globe and Mail

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