09/09/2014 10:58 EDT | Updated 11/09/2014 05:59 EST

New Brunswick Election 2014: David Alward Spends Night In Hospital


MONCTON, N.B. - New Brunswick Premier David Alward spent the night in a Moncton hospital after becoming ill with flu-like symptoms.

A spokeswoman for the Progressive Conservative party says Alward and his wife Rhonda became ill Sunday while campaigning.

Dominique LeBlanc says Alward spent Monday night in the Georges L. Dumont University Hospital.

She says he was released today shortly before participating in the taping of leaders' debates to be televised on CBC-TV and Radio-Canada.

The election is Sept. 22.


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