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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Conservative MPs and strategists agree that appointing former Harper cabinet minister John Baird to lead the election post-mortem is the right call. 'He does not hold any punches,' says Conservative MP Stephanie Kusie.