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The Greens prepare for battle

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Elizabeth May’s party picks up an enforcer off the waiver wire.

Hockey tough guy Georges Laraque has a history of pummelling opponents until they’re black and blue … Newly released by the Montreal Canadiens, the longtime hockey scrapper is now putting his efforts in service of the Green Party of Canada. Laraque will announce his plans to get involved with the environmental party at an event in Montreal on Saturday. A Green party official said he would not be announcing plans Saturday to run for the party in an election, but would be discussing other ways he will contribute.

Mr. Laraque has a well-won reputation as an aggressive partisan.