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Last-minute amendment to Liberal constitution lessens central control

One of the surprise amendments lessens restrictions that were considered to limit the ability of riding associations and local campaigns to accept donations, do business, and conduct other operations.

From the left, Thomas Dececchi, Peggy Hutchison, and Tom Addison, who are all officials from Ontario Liberal riding associations, attempt to drum up opposition to the proposed constitution of the Liberal Party at the party convention in Winnipeg. The Hill Times photograph by Tim Nuametz

By TIM NAUMETZ

PUBLISHED : Saturday, May 28, 2016 8:06 AM

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