It’s shaping up as a tough year for election-bound Liberals
By Les WhittingtonJan. 9, 2019
The carbon tax, energy, immigration, and economy are all tripping up the governing party.
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau has an advantage over the still little-known Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer; and NDP Leader Jagmeet Singh’s inability to find his footing nationally looms as a potential edge for the Liberals in October, writes Les Whittington. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—The polls show conclusively that Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and the Liberals are in a position where the Oct. 21 election is theirs to lose. Trudeau remains fairly popular, and majority governments usually get a second kick at the can.
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