On this file, Justin Trudeau has gotten the national character wrong. It is true that Canadians don’t want anyone to lose their jobs for something that someone else has done. But that is a long way from endorsing the 'velveteen' treatment of a DPA for businesses just because they are 'too big to jail.'
Former justice minister and attorney general Jody Wilson-Raybould, pictured Feb. 27, 2019, at the House Justice Committee. By using their majority on the House Justice Committee to gag Ms. Wilson-Raybould, the Liberals showed once again they are not interested in finding out if the Trudeau government improperly intervened in the criminal justice system, writes Michael Harris. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—Every major political debate ends up being about the national character.
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House leaders continue to hold talks over the summer, but whether an agreement can be struck to get Conservatives on side with a recent call to allow remote voting in ‘exceptional circumstances’ remains to be seen.
Though late and largely unconvincing, the PM's testimony helps ensure the government’s points, rather than mere speculation, are litigated in the public square instead, says Garry Keller of StrategyCorp.
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'Building diverse and inclusive workforces is essential to the effectiveness of the security and intelligence community,' according to the National Security and Intelligence Committee of Parliamentarians' annual report.
Justin Trudeau's Liberals should ensure they don’t end up in anymore ethical controversies, as these scandals lead people to think that it is ‘time for change,’ says Innovative Research president Greg Lyle.