The new NDP leader is expected to name a new parliamentary leader soon, and insiders say putting the other leadership candidates in key roles could help the party move forward. Watch for Guy Caron to take up a prominent job, suggests strategist Robin MacLachlan.
Jagmeet Singh, shown during an NDP leadership showcase in September, won in the first round with more than 53 per cent of the vote. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
New Democrats have elected Jagmeet Singh on a mandate for change and after dominating the leadership vote, achieving caucus unity shouldn’t be a problem, say NDP MPs.
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This campaign is not defined by any overarching issue, and has become ‘personal’ and ‘ugly’ between Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, says pollster and Ipsos president Darrell Bricker.