But when the Defence minister does it, the implications are more serious.
Immigrants, often when visiting their homelands, have a tendency to exaggerate their accomplishments in their new countries, writes Angelo Persichilli, who adds that Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan's accomplishments did not need to be amplified to be impressive. The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
TORONTO—If you are not an immigrant, it is hard to understand it.
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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.