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New Brunswick Tories seek resume and detailed work experience of Liberal leader


FREDERICTON - A Tory backbencher in New Brunswick has tabled a notice of motion in the legislature calling on Liberal Leader Brian Gallant to table a resume and details of his business and legal experience.

The motion, put forth by Ryan Riordon, says questions have been raised about the extent of Gallant's work experience.

The motion cites an ad on the Liberal party's website in which Gallant says he started two businesses and helped build a law firm.

Transportation Minister Claude Williams, who seconded the motion, says he has received phone calls looking for details about Gallant's experience.

But Williams refused to say how many calls he received about Gallant's work background.

Liberal house leader Bill Fraser says the motion is a cheap political stunt from the Progressive Conservatives to impugn Gallant's character.