Albert Gray Smith announced he is running in the Federal Election as a candidate for the Marxist-Leninst Party of Canada for Parry Sound-Muskoka.

Smith has lived in the area for over 25-years as an artist and illustrator. The party will focus attention on addressing how active participation can be brought out in the election for positive change.

He will be running against current Conservative MP Tony Clement, Matt McCarthy (NDP), Trisha Cowie (Liberal), Duncan Bell (Pirate) and Glen Hodgson (Green Party).