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Candidates running for the leadership of the provincial Progressive Conservative party, from left, Frank Coleman, Bill Barry and Wayne Bennett.
It has been confirmed that the race for the next Conservative leader in Newfoundland and Labrador will be between three west coast men.
Fisheries tycoon Bill Barry entered the race weeks ago, while businessman Frank Coleman officially entered today. Former head of the Newfoundland and Labrador First Party Wayne Bennett also entered the race today.
Corner Brook man Clarence Cantwell said he fell eight signatures shy of the 50 required to run. He said he had all other obligations in place.