It would be hard to imagine a more meretricious or cynical 'comms' policy than the one that is sinking the PM and his government in the polls.
Former attorney general and justice minister Jody Wilson-Raybould and Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. As for the contretemps with his former AG, the PM insists it was not undue pressure on his part, just a difference of opinion between colleagues, writes Michael Harris. The Hill Times photographs by Andrew Meade
HALIFAX—These days, justice is in the air—and it smells distinctly of fish.
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Government House Leader Pablo Rodriguez dodged questions if the government was responsible for setting the stage for a stand-off that could trigger an election, saying the question should be asked of the Conservatives.
Global Brief magazine editor Irvin Studin says politicians and policy-makers' thinking is 'too small, it’s too linear, it’s too path dependent, and it looks increasingly absurd as these systemic crises.'
Parliamentary Budget Officer Yves Giroux says he's found it 'much more difficult to get information out of the minister’s officer' since Parliament returned with Chrystia Freeland in charge of the nation's finances.