The Quebec MP is meeting with staff in Ottawa this week as the government gears up for Monday’s return to Parliament.
'It’s not just numbers. It’s really about what Canadians wanted this government to do. That matters, and that was important and that’s really what I believe we’ve made substantial progress on,' Government House Leader Bardish Chagger told The Hill Times in an interview in her Centre Block office. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Liberals' record on passing bills pales in comparison to past Parliaments, leaving the opposition asking, ‘Where’s the meat?’
By 2050, the world is projected to have some nine billion mouths to feed in a potentially much warmer world, with prolonged heat waves, drought, grave water shortages, rising sea levels threatening many of the world’s major cities, the risk of new diseases and much reduced biodiversity and damaged ecosystems.
When Justin Trudeau announced a renewed Liberal cabinet that had no place for Stéphane Dion, it was clear Dion's refusal to accept the sinecure Trudeau had offered—simultaneous appointments, it is reported, as ambassador to Germany and to the European Union—was putting a serious cramp in Trudeau's style on a big day.
How could America transform from the country that elected Barack Obama president twice to the cauldron of resentment and enmity that produced Donald Trump’s implausible success in November? Veteran political strategist Robin Sears weighs the events in question and attributes this American moment, at least in part, to the role of chance in history.
Infrastructure investment enables economic activity well beyond infrastructure construction. State of the art infrastructure opens up job-creating opportunities, even more so when U.S. companies take advantage of Canada’s transportation systems to export and import goods and services to and from Europe and Asia.