The new guy has left the trash-talking, prize fighters in the dust. He stuck to the high road and now he’s the only one standing. Why? Because he read Canadians a lot better than his experienced opponents.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the release of the 2016 Federal budget. The new leader's hard work, discipline, and genuine desire to talk to people has served him well this spring, writes Andrew Cardozo. Hill Times Photograph by Jake Wright
‘He’s just not ready!’ Remember that? It seems so long ago.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.