'[Being an MP] gives you a great deal of satisfaction to feel that you can help people,' said former Conservative MP Kerry-Lynne Findlay, who will be running in the October election after her defeat in a 2017 by-election.
Former MPs Svend Robinson (NDP), Kerry-Lynne Findlay (Conservative), Lawrence Toet (Conservative), and Andrew Cash (NDP) are all vying to return to the House in October. The Hill Times file photographs
For former NDP MP Andrew Cash, giving up after his narrow loss in 2015 to Liberal MP Julie Dzerowicz was never an option.
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According to a Senate spokesperson, the Senate's in-house compensation team has developed 'effective work-arounds and capacity to promptly fix any errors' associated with the problem-plagued Phoenix pay system.
David Merner, a failed Green candidate from B.C., says there are encouraging signs the party could come close to surpassing the NDP in its fundraising numbers next year. He is vying to take the reins from Elizabeth May.