NDP Alberta victory shakes up federal election predictions
After a historic win for Rachel Notley and the Alberta NDP, her federal colleagues in Ottawa celebrated by breaking out in song. Turning the long Tory-blue province a bright shade of NDP-orange is a symbolic boon for the federal party.... but it remains to be seen how it could affect the upcoming national vote.
- Ian Capstick is a managing partner at MediaStyle and is an NDP analyst.
- Brooke Jeffrey is a Professor of Political Science at Concordia University, a former Liberal advisor, and the author of "Dismantling Canada: Stephen Harper's New Conservative Agenda."
- Gerry Nicholls is a communications consultant and former vice president of the National Citizens Coalition.
What do you think? How do you think NDP's orange crush will effect the federal election? Let us know!
This segment was produced by The Current's Sujata Berry and Shannon Higgins.
Federal Tories have lessons to learn from NDP victory in Alberta - Ottawa Citizen
Toronto Stock Exchange falls as investors weigh impact of NDP win in Alberta - The Canadian Press