Do we have a politician in this country who can take on the role of populist champion and thus exploit for political gain any resentment that might be percolating in our Dominion? Certainly some are trying to go that route.
The most blatant populist wannabe, of course, is Conservative leadership candidate Kellie Leitch, whose campaign strategy can be described as a continuous diatribe against the 'elites,' writes Gerry Nicholls.
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OAKVILLE, ONT.—When it comes to the phenomenon known as “populism,” political observers in this country keep asking the wrong question.
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Peter Kent says Canada's campaign for a seat on the UN Security Council is a 'possible, even, likely motivation' for a vote supporting a pro-Palestine, anti-Israel resolution last month in the UN General Assembly.
The estimates include $44-million for Phoenix damages, $131.9-million towards reconciliation on Indigenous rights and fisheries issues, and $9.9-million for the Canadian Accessibility Standards Development Organization.
'What Blanchet has said again and again is, ‘We’ll take a position in accordance with what’s in the best interest of Quebec,’ allowing him not to have to take a left or right stance more generally': Sébastien Dallaire.