Advice for government backbenchers, opposition MPs entering year two in Parliament

As year two approaches, last year’s new MPs are becoming the ‘pitcher of record’ and your re-election chances will be directly impacted by how well you do your job, and spending the past three months in your riding should have certainly reinforced the notion that there is a lot to do.

Rookie MPs such as Robert-Falcon Ouellette are now approaching their second years in office and expectations are rising, writes Joe Jordan. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright


PUBLISHED : Monday, Sept. 19, 2016 12:00 AM

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