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From Harper’s perspective, an NDP government in B.C. would be an unwelcome development on two scores

An NDP victory in British Columbia would give a shot in the arm of the New Democrats on Parliament Hill. Unlike past official Opposition parties, the NDP has no ally in power in the major provincial capitals.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
He’s got the power: Prime Minister Stephen Harper already has few soulmates in the provincial lineup, in particular, among the larger provinces, writes Chantal Hébert.

 

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From Harper’s perspective, an NDP government in B.C. would be an unwelcome development on two scores

An NDP victory in British Columbia would give a shot in the arm of the New Democrats on Parliament Hill. Unlike past official Opposition parties, the NDP has no ally in power in the major provincial capitals.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
He’s got the power: Prime Minister Stephen Harper already has few soulmates in the provincial lineup, in particular, among the larger provinces, writes Chantal Hébert.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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