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Who might be in, who’s definitely out

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Joe Comartin won’t seek the NDP leadership. Robert Chisholm is thinking about it.

Chisholm, who was elected to the House of Commons for the first time in May after serving as an MPP and opposition leader in Nova Scotia for many years, said he was “seriously thinking” about running.

“There’s important work to be done and I think that how the leadership of the party and of the caucus moves forward is very important, so yeah, I am thinking about it seriously,” he said in a telephone interview. “These are early days. I’m giving it some thought and will see how things develop.”