Trudeau better start getting ahead of the stories instead of fighting a continuous rear-guard action
By Sheila CoppsApr. 15, 2019
That means responding quickly and forcefully to false opposition claims and moving aggressively on a progressive policy agenda.
Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, pictured at a recent caucus meeting, is taking too long to react to negative news coverage. The whole business of who is allowed to fire a member from caucus was confusing because the Liberals took so long to respond to Michael Chong’s claim that the firing was questionable because of new amendments to the Parliament of Canada Act, writes Sheila Copps. The Hill Times photograph by Andrew Meade
OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau has obviously decided that his Kumbayah method of leadership needs a switch.
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