'Sometimes politicizing or amplifying the level of public discourse on this may be satisfying in the short term, but would not contribute to the outcome we all want,' said Mr. Trudeau.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaking at an end-of-year press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa on Dec. 19. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says “political posturing “ isn’t necessarily going to help resolve consular cases, as concerns grow over the detention of three Canadians in China since a top Huawei executive was arrested in Vancouver on Dec. 1.
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Though divisive politics has become a regular feature of political culture in Canada, thanks in part to the rhetoric from the country's southern neighbours, some MPs say there's been pushback to that kind of messaging.
A former CSIS analyst says the RCMP had a ‘strong case’ against journalist Ben Makuch, but the vice-president of the Canadian Journalists for Free Expression says the ruling will ‘hurt the institution of journalism.'
Independent Senator Kim Pate, who will be among those in attendance at Nicholas Kasirer's hearing next week, is interested in hearing about his views about how systemic inequality can affect access to justice.