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Liberals support Leslie, even though Conservatives courted him first

It took nearly a half-hour for a crowd of media covering the Liberal biennial policy convention to wring confirmation out of Andrew Leslie that he had discussions with senior Conservatives before deciding to join Justin Trudeau’s Liberal team for the next election.

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Hot ticket: Andrew Leslie, pictured on Feb. 20 at the Liberal biennial policy convention in Montreal, told reporters on Feb. 21 that he had talks with a number of political parties after he retired in 2012, but chose to go with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

 

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Liberals support Leslie, even though Conservatives courted him first

It took nearly a half-hour for a crowd of media covering the Liberal biennial policy convention to wring confirmation out of Andrew Leslie that he had discussions with senior Conservatives before deciding to join Justin Trudeau’s Liberal team for the next election.

The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
Hot ticket: Andrew Leslie, pictured on Feb. 20 at the Liberal biennial policy convention in Montreal, told reporters on Feb. 21 that he had talks with a number of political parties after he retired in 2012, but chose to go with Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

 

  

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Friday, March 27, 2015
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Broadbent Institute Progress Summit 2015 - Day 2 panels March 27, 2015

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Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd, Working Families Party co-chair Bob Master, CCPA-Ontario economist Kaylie Tiessen and Canadian Labour Congress political action director Nathan Rotman on a panel discussing "why unions can lead the progressive fight."
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Workers' Action Centre coordinator Deena Ladd
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Working Families party co-chair Bob Master
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Brian Topp and David Akin
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The packed room at the "Fighting the Frame: How Progressives Can Win Back the Debate" panel discussion.
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Summa Strategies' Tim Powers.
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Tasha Kheiriddin and Tim Powers.
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David Akin and Anna Greenberg.
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The NDP's Rebecca Blaikie and Anne McGrath.

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