In an election-style speech, Prime Minister Justin Trudeau steered clear of comments anticipating a nasty electoral showdown, saying he would 'offer that hopeful vision of Canada' in the face of political turmoil around the world over economic anxieties.
Rookie Liberal MP Bernadette Jordan, who represents South Shore-St. Margarets, N.S., pictured Jan. 14, 2019, at Rideau Hall shortly after she was sworn in as the minister of rural economic development. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau created a new post to represent rural Canada on economic issues at the demand of rural MPs, according to a two-term Liberal MP.
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But a Conservative source is decrying public criticism of Andrew Scheer's leadership, saying it will only create the kind of schisms that will set the party back and that former leader Stephen Harper worked to avoid.
'It is a weird irony that integration is being isolated this way,' says Anita Singh, while others say there’s an opportunity for the diversity, inclusion, and youth file to play a larger role in government.