Good news in my opinion. The LPC could use some young blood, and Justin's star power makes up for the loss of Belinda. Best of all, it gets a true hard line federalist in the Quebec caucus (if he wins...).
As for his critics, the man had to work for his nomination which is the way it should be.
UPDATE: Antonio's predictions may have been a tad off, but he does have the final vote tally: