Prime Minister Justin Trudeau ceded ground this week on both sides of the climate debate and most remarkably, ceded ground to conservative opponents who are focused solely on killing a tax while offering nothing on the environment themselves, writes columnist Tim Harper.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's government has dropped the ball, politically, on the carbon tax, writes op-ed columnist Tim Harper. The Hill Times file photograph by Andrew Meade
The federal Liberals may be taking a pragmatic approach to their carbon tax plan by softening the blow to heavy emitters.
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David MacNaughton 'made it a priority' to understand who the key U.S. influencers were and which Canadian would be best to deliver the message, says former PMO Canada-U.S. war room staffer Diamond Isinger.
'The evidence showed there were many ways in which Mr. Trudeau, either directly or through the actions of those under his direction, sought to influence the Attorney General,' the commissioner's report says.