Though he will doubtless take the stage as a change-champion in this year’s federal election, a growing list of largely symbolic policy 'gestures' will make that role harder to pull off. He may be full of good intentions, but his record is another matter.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured on Dec. 19, 2018, after holding a year-end press conference at the National Press Theatre in Ottawa. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—Justin Trudeau—champion of change, or casualty of good intentions?
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David MacNaughton 'made it a priority' to understand who the key U.S. influencers were and which Canadian would be best to deliver the message, says former PMO Canada-U.S. war room staffer Diamond Isinger.
'The evidence showed there were many ways in which Mr. Trudeau, either directly or through the actions of those under his direction, sought to influence the Attorney General,' the commissioner's report says.