However, most Canadians aren't keeping track of the leadership vote, with only a quarter following the race, and only four per cent doing so 'very closely,' according to the Campaign Research survey.
Jagmeet Singh, far left, is the preferred choice of Canadians to win the NDP leadership at 11 per cent, narrowly leading Charlie Angus, centre right, and Guy Caron, far right, who are tied for second at six per cent apiece, according to a new poll. Niki Ashton, pictured second from the left, is just behind at five per cent. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade and file photo
Ontario MPP Jagmeet Singh has the backing of a slim plurality of Canadians in the NDP leadership race, but veteran MP Charlie Angus remains the top choice of party members who will ultimately pick the winner, a new public opinion poll suggests.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.