It’s easy to stereotype Justin Trudeau as a pampered, out of touch 'establishment elitist,' but Trudeau is also smart enough to see that potential danger.
A populist revolt could erupt in our country and the one political leader in Canada who understands this potential reality is Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured recently at a Diwali event on the Hill, writes Gerry Nicholls. The Hill Times by Andrew Meade
OAKVILLE, ONT.—Tempestuous, turbulent, and trenchant political warfare is seemingly the new normal in Western democracies these days, with one notable exception—Canada.
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'It’s a question of the Crown and its relations with Indigenous people and chiefs. It’s not a question of getting their views to a parliamentary committee,' says Green parliamentary leader Elizabeth May.
Plus, the heritage minister says recommendations made by an expert broadcast review panel will be used to inform a forthcoming government bill, which he expects to table before the House rises this summer.
The three-member working group set up by the House Board of Internal Economy in 2019 to oversee Centre Block’s renovation was disbanded with the last Parliament, and discussions are now underway on its successor.