Populism has been no stranger to either Canada or the U.S. So it seems odd that it has become, among left-liberals, a dirty word, writes Thomas Walkom.
U.S. President Donald Trump has become synonymous with the word populist, which once had neutral or even leftist connotations, writes Thomas Walkom. Department of Homeland Security photo via Barry Bahler
The right has seized the language of social change. The left has allowed this to happen.
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On top of $301.8-billion in planned spending in the 2019-10 main estimates—combining $299.6-billion in budgetary spending and $2.2-billion in non-budgetary expenses—is another $51.2-billion in statutory expenses.
‘Imagine losing your job, getting fired, but you’re fired by basically your entire riding and your whole life has been serving these people, and there’s just a lot wrapped up in it:’ Tory House leader Candice Bergen.