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Peter Julian: a Westerner with strong ties to Quebec

By Chelsea Nash      

Peter Julian believes his lifelong history with the NDP, combined with his ‘bold’ policies, is why he should be the next leader of the party.

Peter Julian pictured at the first NDP leadership debate on March 12 at the Delta Hotel in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Sam Garcia

What you might know about NDP MP Peter Julian is he's a lifelong New Democrat, who hopes to persuade his party to vote for him to be the next party leader. What you might not know about Mr. Julian (New Westminster-Burnaby, B.C.) is he's really good at basketball. That’s according to Peter Stoffer, a former NDP MP from Nova Scotia. While Mr. Stoffer isn’t supporting any candidate in this race so far, he has known Mr. Julian since

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