Whether Andrew Scheer is upbraiding Justin Trudeau for not being tough enough with Donald Trump, or denouncing the Liberal approach to China as 'naive,' Scheer condemns, often without offering a thoughtful alternative. It sounds as if he is opposing for the sake of opposition, and, worse, not with an eye to Canada’s larger interests.
Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is never less impressive than when he is criticizing the Trudeau government’s approach to international relations, writes Susan Riley. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
CHELSEA, QUE.—Conservative Leader Andrew Scheer is never less impressive than when he is criticizing the Trudeau government’s approach to international relations.
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'The government has heard Canadians’ concerns that the world is increasingly uncertain, and that the economy is changing,' the Throne Speech read. 'And in this context, regional needs and differences really matter.'
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.