01/09/2009 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Canada's Opposition Will Have New Leader: Michael Ignatieff

Canadian opposition leader Stephane Dion announced he would step down as Liberal Party leader yesterday. After other candidates backed out, Michael Ignatieff is the only candidate in the race. He is expected to take over the party leadership this week.

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