Liberal MPs set up 11 issue-based caucuses, four regionally based immigration caucuses
By Abbas RanaSep. 12, 2016
Liberal MPs on issue-based caucuses can make non-binding recommendations to cabinet ministers on how to address specific issues. They're
Pictured top left to right, Liberal MP Deborah Schulte is the chair of the Liberals' Seniors Caucus; Liberal MP John Oliver is the chair of the Auto Caucus; Liberal MPs Jonathan Wilkinson and Kim Rudd are co-chairs of the Energy and Environment Caucus; Liberal MP Leona Alleslev is the chair of the Aerospace and Space caucus; and Liberal MPs David Graham and David Lametti are co-chairs of the Digital Caucus. Photographs courtesy of Liberal.ca, Twitter and The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright
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