Ottawa advocate carrying NDP banner in ‘crucial’ Outremont byelection, hopes to wield local progressive winds to pull off upset
By Jolson LimAug. 8, 2018
The former president and CEO of the Canadian Council for International Co-operation is running on the NDP ticket in Outremont, seen as a symbolic battleground for both the NDP and Liberals.
NDP Outremont candidate Julia Sanchez, centre right, was accompanied by NDP MPs Marjolaine Boutin-Sweet, left, Alexandre Boulerice, centre left, and Hélène Laverdière, right, at her campaign launch in Montreal on Aug. 5. Photograph courtesy of Julia Sanchez
A familiar Ottawa face is running as the NDP candidate in an upcoming byelection in the Montreal-area riding of Outremont, where one pollster said “the Liberals have all the winning conditions and the NDP have all the losing conditions.”
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