The internecine warfare, which marked Jean Chrétien's last two years in power, were not pretty. But by and large, Chrétien’s time was a period when politics was fun and all political parties shared a common bond.
Nobody's baby: Sheila Copps' public relationship with Mulroney-era cabinet minister John Crosbie was indeed stormy, but in private, they were friends, she writes. 'I still get his Christmas card every year.' The Hill Times file photographs
OTTAWA—Politics used to be fun. The House of Commons was partly theatre where all were encouraged to make their point, often with props.
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The House of Commons International Trade Committee will have a pre-study on June 18 to hear from between 12 and 15 witnesses in preparation for the possibility that the committee will review Bill C-100 in the summer.
Despite increasing awareness of the threat plastic poses to the environment, Sylvain Charlebois, senior director of the Agri-Food Analytics Lab at Dalhousie, said he expects there will be some resistance from consumers.