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Trudeau has federal Liberal leadership locked up, say Grit MPs, 'people want to see a leader they believe in'

Justin Trudeau has the Liberal leadership race locked up after rounding up the lion’s share of a new class of Liberal supporters who will be eligible to vote in the leadership election without actually joining the party, Liberal MPs say.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo, is expected to win the leadership next month. A majority of the 35 Liberal MPs in the House of Commons is supporting Mr. Trudeau, said Liberal MP Scott Andrews.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Justin Trudeau has the federal Liberal leadership race virtually locked up after rounding up the lion’s share of a new class of Liberal supporters who will be eligible to vote in the leadership election without actually joining the party, Liberal MPs say.

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Trudeau has federal Liberal leadership locked up, say Grit MPs, 'people want to see a leader they believe in'

Justin Trudeau has the Liberal leadership race locked up after rounding up the lion’s share of a new class of Liberal supporters who will be eligible to vote in the leadership election without actually joining the party, Liberal MPs say.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Liberal leadership candidate Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo, is expected to win the leadership next month. A majority of the 35 Liberal MPs in the House of Commons is supporting Mr. Trudeau, said Liberal MP Scott Andrews.

PARLIAMENT HILL—Justin Trudeau has the federal Liberal leadership race virtually locked up after rounding up the lion’s share of a new class of Liberal supporters who will be eligible to vote in the leadership election without actually joining the party, Liberal MPs say.

  

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Friday, September 19, 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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