Sometimes, you’ve got to be pissed off

This is, in fact, a major testing of a prime minister barely six months into his job. The fate of a second Canadian being held, 50-year-old Robert Hall, hangs in the balance.

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured in this file photo, is no longer above the fray and he has been forced to react with resolve he lacked in 2013. But the fate of Hall largely rests with him and there can be no tougher test of a prime minister's resolve than that. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

By TIM HARPER

PUBLISHED : Monday, May 2, 2016 12:00 AM

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