Justin Trudeau now knows who his major competitor will be: Andrew Scheer, the new leader of the Conservative Party, a party that has recently been within striking distance of the Liberals in public opinion polls even without a permanent leader. And has been well ahead in fundraising of late.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and former U.S. president Barack Obama had dinner at the Liverpool House in Montreal on June 6. PMO photograph courtesy of Adam Scotti
OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau’s world just keeps changing, and generally getting more complicated.
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'Different leadership could have decided that ‘no, we won’t collaborate with you, because we don’t have to under the legislation,’ says Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux. 'We want legislation to be clarified.'