Ottawa-Vanier has never voted anything but Grit. However, large margins have a way of evaporating in by-elections where voters can register dissatisfaction without turfing a government. That is what makes byelections so tricky.
With vacancies in former Liberal ridings, the pressure will be on Prime Minister Justin Trudeau to grow his majority. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
OTTAWA—Five byelections across three provinces will be the first real test for the Liberal government.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner