Chrétien to mark 25th anniversary of ’93 election win at the Chateau Laurier on Thursday
October 22, 2018
Former prime minister Jean Chrétien will mark the 25th anniversary of the Liberals' win in 1993 on Oct. 25 at the Chateau Laurier. It's also a book launch for Mr. Chrétien's book, My Stories, My Times, published by Penguin Randon House and Le Éditions La Presse. The Hill Times file photograph
The House is sitting this week and every weekday until Nov. 9. Here’s what happening in and around town.
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'If the 10 MPs are articulating the position for Nova Scotia, I would like to think the government would consider that as a strong indicator of what's happening on the ground,' says Liberal MP Darrell Samson says.
House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.
As the epidemic reshapes everything, it’s time for the country to put aside traditional convictions and economic frameworks and try to pull together to build a future better suited to a changing, endangered world.
Furey’s greatest challenge will not be enthusiasm or passion, but rather the provincial political system that has rarely rewarded disruption and provides benefits for ward keepers who do not shake things up.