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Fortunes already fading for new party leaders

By Chantal HÉbert      

As the Singh-led New Democrats fail to register, the Conservatives under Andrew Scheer are losing long-held seats to the Liberals. The two are not unrelated.

NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, pictured recently in the Commons foyer with his deputy leader Guy Caron. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
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On the morning after his party endured a quadruple byelection beating, NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh had this to offer on Twitter: "Each and every one of us has an inherent self worth. Nurture and grow it. Give it time and love. Build a courageous belief in your own self worth and you will have the strength to overcome any challenge you face." Whether a dose of social-media philosophy will provide much solace to a party that has endured

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