Five byelections will be first real test for Liberal government

Ottawa-Vanier has never voted anything but Grit. However, large margins have a way of evaporating in by-elections where voters can register dissatisfaction without turfing a government. That is what makes byelections so tricky.

With vacancies in former Liberal ridings, the pressure will be on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to grow his majority.The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

PUBLISHED :Monday, Feb. 27, 2017 12:00 AM

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