Appealing to Canadians on ethnic or religious grounds is becoming less and less relevant, as cultures and races intermix in Canadian society.
Newly-independent MP Maxime Bernier, left, quit the Conservative caucus last week after putting himself at odds with Leader Andrew Scheer, right, with a series of Tweets about the supposed dangers of increasing cultural diversity in Canada. Mr. Scheer narrowly beat Mr. Bernier in the contest for the party leadership last year. The Hill Times file photograph
OTTAWA—Maxime Bernier’s surprise resignation last week will not put an end to a raucous Tory debate on identity politics.
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A number of unions have registered as third party advertisers in the lead up to the October election, but PSAC, PIPSC and CUPW, all big spenders in 2015, haven't locked down their exact spending goals yet.
Liberal MP Steve MacKinnon, who spoke for all but one Liberal on the committee, says a comprehensive account on the affair is already in the public record, pointing to 13 hours of committee testimony and the commissioner