Justin Trudeau is an anomaly. He grew up surrounded by wealth and privilege, but he personally embodies neither, somehow pulling off the middle-class artifice.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Liberal MP Hedy Fry, chair of the House Heritage Committee. The Hill Times photographs by Jake Wright and Cynthia Münster
'Obviously he hasn’t read it,' Grit MP Hedy Fry says of PM Justin Trudeau dismissing part of a committee report that suggested new taxes on internet service providers.
•The Liberal Party should either outright protect MPs from nomination challenges, or set a criteria for MPs to meet to avoid nomination challenges, say Liberal MPs.
•Meanwhile, the party says it's reaching out to MPs, party members, past candidates, and electoral district associations to come up with rules for the 2019 nomination contests.
Liberal House members will disembark for the B.C. Interior later this summer, while the party looks to stanch any drop of support in the province.
Smart policy would consider options for bringing back debate on campus and other places. But Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is just tackling a part of the problem that concerns his base.