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Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott to run as independents: Video

Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott both announced today their intention to run as an independent candidates in the next election
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Independent Members of Parliament Jane Philpott and Jody Wilson-Raybould speak with the media before Question Period in the Foyer of the House of Commons in Ottawa, Wednesday April 3, 2019. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Former Liberal cabinet ministers Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott both announced their intention to run as independent candidates in Vancouver-Granville and Markham-Stouffville, respectively, in the next federal election this fall. The back-to-back announcements followed speculation that both would join Elizabeth May’s Green Party in time for the campaign. (Earlier today, CBC News reported neither would run for the Greens.) Watch highlights from their announcements below.