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NDP’s spring convention offers chance to pit party’s vision against governing Liberals’, say members

By Beatrice Paez      

For New Democrats, conventions often generate 'vigorous and energetic' debate on 'emerging policy' issues among the party faithful, says former NDP MP Libby Davies. 

NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh has served as a reliable partner for the Liberals in key confidence votes, in recent months. The party's policy convention next spring will be an important opportunity for the NDP to contrast itself with the Liberals, say experts. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

The NDP is holding its next policy convention this spring, coincidentally overlapping the Liberals’ own virtual gathering, which party experts say could serve as a helpful vehicle to contrast policy priorities, lending leader Jagmeet Singh a platform to make the case he’s sought to build to peel voters away from the governing party.

Beatrice Paez

Beatrice Paez is the digital editor at The Hill Times.
- bpaez@hilltimes.com


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