Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 11:25 AM ET

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

National Audio 11:25 AM ET

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National Audio 11:25 AM ET

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NAT048 - (NSElxn-Candidate-Ousted) HALIFAX. x-11s. Ahead of Nova Scotia's election, the provincial Liberals have lost both a candidate and a communications director in separate campaign scandals. Party spokesman Kyley Harris stepped down today amid questions about his 2014 conviction for assaulting a woman. Progressive Conservative Leader Jamie Baillie says it tarnishes the office of Premier Stephen McNeil. ("..respect instead.")(SOURCE:The Canadian Press)

TAG: Pictou East candidate Matthew MacKnight was booted after comments he made on social media in 2013 came to light -- he later apologized.

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NAT049 - (NSElxn) HALIFAX. x-16s. Nova Scotia's Liberals have lost a campaign communications director in the midst of the provincial election campaign. Kyley Harris stepped down after questions about his 2014 conviction for assaulting a woman. Premier Stephen McNeil says he didn't talk to Harris before he resigned, and says the aide had made a personal decision because he felt "under attack. …

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