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Adrian Dix pauses after announcing he would step down as leader of the B.C. New Democratic Party during a news conference in Vancouver on Sept. 18, 2013.
Adrian Dix pauses after announcing he would step down as leader of the B.C. New Democratic Party during a news conference in Vancouver on Sept. 18, 2013.
(Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press)

B.C. autopsies might help troubled NDP politicians across the country

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From coast to coast, these have been challenging times for some provincial New Democrats.

In Newfoundland, the caucus is in revolt over the leadership of Lorraine Michael. She is calling for a leadership review vote in 2014. Two of five MLAs have left caucus. In Nova Scotia, the first NDP government east of Ontario was defeated at the polls earlier this month.