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Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, rear centre, pictured on June 21, National Aboriginal Day, with ITK president Natan Obed, left, AFN National chief Perry Bellegarde, and Indigenous Affairs Minister Carolyn Bennett, right, along with indigenous drummers and singers, in front of 100 Wellington St. in Ottawa. The PM announced that the building, which used to be the U.S. Embassy, will be the turned into a new Indigenous Cultural Centre. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright

Liberal Caucus

Liberal MPs want Trudeau to protect them from nomination challenges in 2019 election

By ABBAS RANA

•The Liberal Party should either outright protect MPs from nomination challenges, or set a criteria for MPs to meet to avoid nomination challenges, say Liberal MPs.

•Meanwhile, the party says it's reaching out to MPs, party members, past candidates, and electoral district associations to come up with rules for the 2019 nomination contests.

 

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