Compared to their predecessors, Justin Trudeau, Jagmeet Singh, and Andrew Scheer are a breath of fresh air in terms of voter appeal. But are they good administrators?
Former Quebec premier René Lévesque, former prime minister Pierre Trudeau, and former Alberta premier Peter Lougheed had different styles of leadership: Mr. Lougheed was a consulter, Mr. Trudeau a decider, and Mr. Lévesque rallied people. Photographs courtesy of Duncan Cameron, Dutch national archive/Rob Mieremet, Library & Archives Canada
In my time as a reporter, UN worker, and public servant, I have met many people in public life. The three most memorable were Peter Lougheed, Pierre Trudeau, and René Lévesque.
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‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it:’ Tory House leader Candice Bergen.
Jody Wilson-Raybould and Jane Philpott say they have no endgame, but some observers say they risk their reputations by continuing to find points of disagreement with Justin Trudeau, the government, and the Liberal Party.