Couillard, Trudeau will miss having a former Quebec Liberal at NDP helm
Tom Mulcair invoked the need to marshal all resources on the federal election front to put the creation of a Quebec New Democrat party on the back burner. That may now be about to change.
Tom Mulcair, pictured April 10 at the NDP policy convention in Edmonton. Chantal Hébert says the advent of a new federalist centre-left provincial party could sap support from the Quebec Liberals and help clear the way for the election of a less federalist-friendly government in two years.The Hill times photograph by Laura Ryckewaert