The local Liberal candidate for the Espanola area will be hosting a federal minister this week.

Heather Wilson is the candidate for Algoma-Manitoulin-Kapuskasing riding and is looking forward to talking to Patty Hajdu about the upcoming election and how to handle challenges.

Hajdu is the federal Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour.

The meeting with Hajdu will take place this Friday with party faithful invited to the gathering.