Former Welland NDP MP is getting back into politics

Malcolm Allen, who represented Welland in the House of Commons from 2008 to 2015 tells CKTB he'll be seeking the nomination for Niagara Centre in the upcoming federal election

Allen says after much thought and consideration and discussions with family and friends, he decided to run.

Allen lost to Liberal MP Vance Badawey in the 2015 election.