Federal Liberal leadership candidate Alex Burton stopped in Swift Current yesterday to continue reaching out to western Canadians in his campaign.
Burton talked about why he's running.
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His priorities include a just and secure society, democratic reform, re-energizing our economy and talking about our place in the world.
"I know Saskatchewan has done pretty well since the financial crisis," added Burton "But parts of this country are really hurting and even here in Saskatchewan there are parts of the economy that should and could do better."
Burton is a Crown Prosecutor for the British Columbia Ministry of the Attorney General in the Organized Crime Unit.
The Liberals select a new leader in March.
The federal Liberal party hasn't had much luck getting support in Western Canada over the years and new leadership candidate Alex Burton is hoping to change that.