The two came to be household names not for being mavericks on a range of files, but rather for their opposition over the handling of one issue, says Lorne Bozinoff of Forum Research.
Jane Philpott and Jody Wilson-Raybould plan to run for re-election as Independents in October. As Independent candidates, competing in Liberal-leaning ridings, they face considerable hurdles. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Many Canadians aren’t enthusiastic about the prospect of Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott returning to Parliament as Independents, a new poll suggests.
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Fostering use of Inuit languages was a key aim in creating Nunavut, but 20 years later, NTI president Aluki Kotierk says there's been a 'failure' when it comes to providing essential services to the public in Inuktut.
If the current voting trends continued until election time, the Green Party could win 14 seats, says EKOS president Frank Graves. But he also says if progressive voters choose to vote strategically to prevent the Conservatives from forming government, they could vote for the Liberals.