2019 Federal Election: What it means to be a Canadian Independent MP

Since Canada’s last general election, scandal and controversy have led seven MPs to sit as independents, including former attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould who resigned from Cabinet before being ousted from the Liberal caucus alongside Ontario MP Jane Philpott amid the SNC-Lavalin case. Wilson-Raybould and Philpott confirmed earlier this year they’d be running as independents in the upcoming federal election⁠— Here’s what that means, and the long odds they face as candidates without a political party machine.

Will Wilson-Raybould’s prominence and history in her riding give her a greater chance at victory in Vancouver Granville? Or will it be the SNC-Lavalin scandal returning to headlines with a vengeance that will impact the polls?

Read more: https://globalnews.ca/news/5768683/jody-wilson-raybould-independent-seat-snc-lavalin/

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