If there was ever a more confusing and chaotic rollout of government policy, it is hard to think of what that might be. The GST? The NEP? The Bay of Pigs?
Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale, Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould, Health Minister Ginette Petitpas Taylor, and Border Security and Organized Crime Reduction Minister Bill Blair, pictured on Oct. 17, 2018, at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa, to answer questions about the legalization of recreational cannabis. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
TORONTO—We come not to praise cannabis legalization, but to mock it.
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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.
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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.