Liberal Nominations

Proposed free-memberships make some Liberal MPs nervous

The change, some party insiders believe, would make incumbent MPs more vulnerable to nomination challenges, sometimes from single-issue or 'phony' candidates.

While some of his colleagues are worried, Liberal MP Rob Oliphant said he welcomes free party memberships, and the increased likelihood of nomination challenges will force him to work harder in his riding. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright


PUBLISHED : Monday, May 23, 2016 12:00 AM

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