Whatever the outcome, new leader’s first job will be to heal internal divisions
If Jagmeet Singh wins, the haemorrhage of Quebec support for the party will continue. If he loses, the damage done from the NDP turban wars will be felt by the party in other key parts of the country. Whatever the outcome, this will likely be the last NDP leadership vote where a single constituency can override a province.
NDP MP Nathan Cullen, pictured on Wednesday Sept. 20 on the Hill, endorsed Ontario MPP Jagmeet Singh for the federal NDP leadership last week. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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