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It’s high stakes: senior House Liberals hold ‘tactics meeting’ every morning to plot daily strategy in minority Parliament

By Abbas Rana      

The Liberal House leadership is training new MPs to prepare them to navigate the tricky situations that can arise in a minority Parliament, say Liberal sources.

The top Liberals who attend the daily meetings are Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez; Deputy House Leader Kirsty Duncan; Parliamentary secretary to the Government House Leader Kevin Lamoureux; Chief Government Whip Mark Holland; and Deputy Whip Ginette Petitpas Taylor. They’re joined by some senior Government House Leader’s Office staffers. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade

As Prime Minister Justin Trudeau’s Liberals deal with the new reality of the minority Parliament, their senior House leadership team is holding a high-stakes “tactics meeting” every morning when the House is sitting to plot strategy for the Commons and committees, Liberal sources told The Hill Times.

Abbas Rana

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


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