At the time of Singh’s leadership victory last fall, there were concerns in some New Democrat quarters that he might not be able to hold on to his Quebec caucus. There was fear that some might bolt to the Bloc or opt to sit as Independent MPs for the remainder of their mandate. No one then foresaw that the shoe would soon end up on the other foot.
NDP leader Jagmeet Singh, pictured on Feb. 17 at his party's national policy convention in Ottawa. From Mr. Singh’s perspective, the timing of the TLMEP interview could not have been better, writes Chantal Hébert. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The sound coming out of the NDP’s backrooms on March 5 was that of a collective sigh of relief.
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