Sam Slade to be sworn in as MHA tomorrow

Melissa Jenkins
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Sam Slade

Newfoundland and Labrador’s newest MHA will officially be sworn in tomorrow (Wed. Dec. 11).

Liberal Sam Slade, the new member for Carbonear-Harbour Grace, will arrive in the Cochrane Room at Government House at 10:30 a.m. with the ceremony to begin at 11 a.m.

“I’m humbled to be representing the people of such a wonderful district, and the people of the province in general,” Slade said in a news release. “I’m looking forward to bringing their issues to the House of Assembly and working with them to make the district a better place to live.”

Slade was elected by the voters of the district on Nov. 26 in a byelection that saw him defeat Progressive Conservative candidate Jack Harrington by more than 450 votes and return the district to the Liberal party after six years PC.

He resigned his former position as mayor of Carbonear Monday, Dec. 2.

Organizations: Government House

Geographic location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Carbonear

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  • Brian V. Butt
    December 10, 2013 - 09:06

    You will serve the people well, Sam!