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Trans Mountain pipeline and groping allegation open opportunity for NDP to grab back progressive vote

By Abbas Rana      

'The opportunity is real, but the capacity to take advantage of it is what’s in question,' says former Liberal MP Joe Jordan.

With approving the Kinder Morgan pipeline and mishandling the groping allegation against Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Liberals have opened up an opportunity for the NDP to grab back the progressive voters, say politicos, but it's unclear if Jagmeet Singh, pictured, can seize this opportunity. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s decision to authorize and buy the Kinder Morgan pipeline expansion, and his handling of the groping allegation against him has given an opening to the NDP to reach out to progressive voters who opted to vote for the federal Liberals in the last election, but it remains to be seen if the Jagmeet Singh-led New Democrats have the capacity to capitalize on this potential opportunity, say politicos.

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