Also, PM Trudeau tries to woo the older vote with interview in Zoomer Magazine, and softball a team made up of NDP staffers are once again champions of the annual Parliament Hill Softball League.
Newfoundlander actor Greg Malone, comedian Rick Mercer, journalist David Cochrane, and comedian Mark Critch, pictured June 3, 2017, at the Parliamentary Press Gallery Dinner at the Canadian Museum of History in Hull. Photograph courtesy of the Twitter of Mark Critch
Former CBC personality and comedian Rick Mercer is coming out with a book of his unreleased rants, Rick Mercer Final Report, on Nov. 6, 2018.
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One thing is clear, marketing experts say Andrew Scheer will have to be more animated when he debates against Justin Trudeau, especially with his former leadership rival, Maxime Bernier, now in the mix.
Conservative Sen. Denise Batters says it was necessary to discuss matters in private to protect the confidentiality of victims, while Independents say it would have been possible to strike a balance and be transparent.
A culmination of three years of work, the book takes stock of challenges facing Canadian democracy, including the decline of Cabinet government, centralization of the PMO, and 'fault lines' in the public service.
Liberal MP Larry Bagnell says he thinks the timing wasn't due to the federal government's framework on the Arctic and Canada's North being rushed, but rather waiting on territorial partners co-developing the package.