Marijuana Candidate Misses Deadline Over Paperwork Confusion

A Newfoundland beekeeper who intended to run as a Marijuana Party candidate in this month’s federal election had his hopes dashed when he realized too late that he was missing necessary paperwork.Brendan Quinlan said a series of miscommunications left him scrambling at the last minute, and he missed a Sept. 30 deadline to file the paperwork needed to make his candidacy official with Elections Canada.

“I found out basically everything too late,” Quinlan said from his home in Holyrood, N.L.