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Trudeau government in ‘home stretch’ of mandate, political insiders suggest a reset with Throne Speech, summer cabinet shuffle 

By Abbas Rana      

Liberals need to focus on governing and ignore distractions in order to recover from the slump in public opinion polls, say pollsters.

To get ready for the 2019 election, some political insiders say Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured April 15 arriving for his meeting with B.C. Premier John Horgan and Alberta Premier Rachel Notley, should shuffle his cabinet this summer and start the fall session of Parliament with a new Throne Speech. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade

With the next election only 19 months away, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau should focus on governing and hit the reset button this summer by proroguing Parliament, shuffling his cabinet, and starting the fall session with a new Throne Speech, say political insiders.

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