National Newswatch

TORONTO — The Ontario Progressive Conservatives have nominated their candidate for a byelection in an east Toronto riding.

Raymond Cho is currently a city councillor for the area and a longtime resident of Toronto.

The Scarborough-Rouge River seat has been vacant since Liberal backbencher Bas Balkissoon abruptly resigned in March.

Premier Kathleen Wynne has six months to call a byelection to replace Balkissoon, but no date has yet been set for the vote.

The Canadian Press

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