His decision to bar sitting MP Erin Weir from contesting the NDP nomination in his own riding has sparked an open revolt in the Saskatchewan wing of the party.
NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh, pictured in this file photo on the Hill, was willing to bring Weir back into the fold if he apologized contritely, but changed his mind when the Regina MP dared to publicly defend himself against one of the four. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
TORONTO—New Democratic Party Leader Jagmeet Singh has opened a new can of worms.
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Gerald Butts has removed himself from the daily political grind of strategizing how to keep the Liberals in power. But observers say it's unlikely he will be consigned to watch the campaign unfold from the sidelines.
SNC-Lavalin risks a takeover if it's convicted. But aside from likely outrage in Quebec, Ottawa can find other builders for its infrastructure plans if the company is banned from bidding on federal contracts, experts say
The Quebec company had extensive access to government ministers and top staffers, and was the only organization registered to lobby for allowing deferred prosecution agreements for white collar crimes.