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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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.
'What Blanchet has said again and again is, ‘We’ll take a position in accordance with what’s in the best interest of Quebec,’ allowing him not to have to take a left or right stance more generally': Sébastien Dallaire.
Andrew Scheer ‘needs to demonstrate very quickly that he can garner the overwhelming backing of the party to move forward, or for the good of the party, he should step down,’ a Conservative MP told The Hill Times.