How will his new political entity raise the funds necessary to establish itself and then to keep it going? Raising money is the most difficult job in all of politics.
Maclean's columnist Scott Gilmore has created some waves with his efforts to rework the Conservative Party, or create a new right-of-centre party. However, Gerry Nicholls writes that there's a lot more to politics than finding people who agree with you. Photograph courtesy of Scott Gilmore
OAKVILLE, ONT.—One of the easiest things to be in the world is a computer-keyboard political strategist.
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Elections Canada says number of conditions—the pandemic, the 'minority government context,' campus closures—make the program unfeasible, as setting up those polling stations 'requires significant planning.'
MPs will be able to continue to charge the central House budget for the cost of items like masks and hand sanitizer, or office reconfiguration as a result of COVID-19, until Sept. 30, among other measures.
As of January, $185-million of the $761-million approved for the first five years of work on the Centre Block building and construction of the underground welcome centre, up to 2021-22, has been spent.