Winds of change? First day of N.L. election campaign begins with snow, winter winds

ST. JOHN’S, N.L. - Wicked winter winds are propelling Newfoundland and Labrador election candidates along a snowy campaign trail today on the first full day of the provincial election.

Liberal leader Andrew Furey was at the St. John’s Farmers’ Market this morning making commitments to fund community gardens in a bid to secure a majority win for his party.

Progressive Conservative leader Ches Crosbie will be greeting voters at a local Tim Hortons and then knocking on doors this afternoon.

Furey was elected in August as leader of the Liberal party, which held power with a minority government before the election was called.
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