Seven NDP MPs will not be running for re-election, a number that is 'worrisome,' say some strategists, but not a sign people are jumping ship because of leader Jagmeet Singh.
The NDP raised $4.87-million in 2017, down from $5.42-million the year before and the lowest in the last seven years. Jagmeet Singh won the party's leadership late in the year, in October. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
The NDP should be concerned that seven of its MPs have said they’re not running again in 2019, but it’s not yet a negative trend to lay at the new leader’s feet, say strategists.
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Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.