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NDP leader Thomas Mulcair shakes hands with Liberal Party of Canada leader Justin Trudeau as they attend an outdoor church service before Toronto's Gay Pride Parade, June 30, 2013
NDP leader Thomas Mulcair shakes hands with Liberal Party of Canada leader Justin Trudeau as they attend an outdoor church service before Toronto's Gay Pride Parade, June 30, 2013
(Mark Blinch/Reuters)

Why prorogation is good for Trudeau and bad for Mulcair

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Stephen Harper’s decision to prorogue Parliament is a relief for Justin Trudeau and frustrating for Thomas Mulcair.

But sooner or later–sooner, actually–Parliament will return, offering a fresh opportunity for the Leader of the NDP to embarrass the Conservatives over the Senate expenses scandal.