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‘They should be nervous’: Liberals now focusing ‘completely’ on election readiness in regional, national caucus meetings

By Abbas Rana      

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.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured May 2, 2019, talking to the national Liberal caucus on the Hill. Liberal MPs say their regional and national caucus meetings are now focusing 'completely' on election readiness, starting last week. The House is adjourning for the summer recess on June 21, and will return after the October federal election. The Hill Times file photograph

With only four months left before the fall election call and 75 per cent of the Grit caucus consisting of rookie MPs facing re-election for the first time, the Liberals have decided to focus “completely” on election readiness in all their weekly regional and national meetings until the House adjourns on June 21, MPs say.

Abbas Rana

Abbas Rana is the assistant deputy editor of The Hill Times.
- arana@hilltimes.com


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