If successfully elected, Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott have an opportunity to effect change, say observers, but must clear financial, infrastructure hurdles.
Former Liberals cabinet ministers Jane Philpott and Jody Wilson-Raybould, pictured in Ottawa in April, announced on May 27 they will run as Independents in the 2019 federal election. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Former Liberal cabinet ministers Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott are hoping to beat the odds as Independent candidates in the coming election, and observers say they have a few things working in their favour.
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Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner