Grits in unusual spot of being attacked on both sides for controversial Trans Mountain pipeline, say strategists, pollsters
By Neil MossOct. 1, 2018
For B.C. Liberal MPs its a 'it's a no-win scenario,' says pollster Greg Lyle.
Natural Resources Minister Amarjeet Sohi, centre, is the leading political minister responsible for the Trans Mountain pipeline. Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer, right, and NDP MP Romeo Saganash, left, meanwhile, have been prominent critics of the pipeline file. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
The federal Liberals are being attacked from all sides on the controversial Trans Mountain pipeline expansion and their support of the project could threaten their centre-left coalition, say pollsters and strategists.
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The Liberals will be under attack from all sides in the next election campaign, but Liberals say they have a good story to tell and some say they need to sharpen up their communications strategy before it's too late.